Winter Fun at Home

The seasons are changing, and the world outside is very different from other times of year. What’s going on during winter? Let’s bundle up, explore and find out!

Each month this winter, while Duke Gardens remains temporarily closed, we’ll share some ideas for your family to play and learn outside. Sign up for Duke Gardens’ programs newsletter to get these activities and more, right in your inbox. Email GardensEducation@duke.edu with the subject “join programs newsletter.”

December: Seasons & Astronomy

What happens during winter and why? Explore our solar system and how it affects the plants around us.

January: Animals in Winter

How do animals survive the winter? Learn more about winter weather and how animals have adapted to it.

February: Evergreens & Other Plants

Plants have winter adaptations too! Discover these amazing superpowers for dealing with winter conditions.