Family and Early Years learning

Inspiring opportunities for children and families to learn together about plants and the natural world.

A girl looks at plants

Explore our programmes

From storytelling to music, we offer a range of programmes for all ages to excite and inspire children about the natural world. 

  • A child inspects grass garden

    Family learning cards

    Delve deeper at Kew with our themed learning cards. Start thinking like a scientist by collecting evidence and exploring new ideas together. Collect a card from one of our friendly explainers. 

  • A young girl explains plants in the glasshouses to visitors

    Meet the explainers

    Our friendly and informed volunteer explainers are waiting to meet you in and around the Gardens to share stories. Be inspired by their insights into Kew's science, history and collections. 

  • Temperate House

    Sunday Stories

    Join our storytellers and discover the extraordinary stories behind plants and why we can't do without them. 

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  • A cherry tree blossoming by the Palm House

    Partnerships

    We also partner with children's centres to deliver ongoing programmes, CPD, and develop self-led resources for Early Years groups.

    To find out more email us: earlyyears@kew.org