Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday

Enjoy Tots! from Home

Tots! Online Activities

As Cheekwood’s Tots! program is temporarily suspended, we are sharing activities for parents and tots to activate at home. Use our files to create your own art projects at the links below!

Root Plants   Frogs   Greenhouses   Tulips   Flowers   Cherry Blossom

Coloring Sheets

We hope your children can enjoy some creative time from home. Download one of our educational coloring sheets below, and use #CheekwoodTots for your chance to have your budding young artist featured!

Daffodil   Hyacinth   Tulip   Pansy

Make a Reading Fort

Have your children get creative and make a reading corner decorated in their own style by following instructions on how to make a reading fort. Learn more and find additional resources at the link below!

Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday - Suspended Through April 30

In response to the government’s recommendations to avoid the spread of COVID-19, Cheekwood’s entire campus, including the Historic Mansion & Museum, Gardens and all estate buildings are temporarily closed. All public programs are cancelled through April 30 and refunds or ticket exchanges will be provided.

With the introduction of the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden, Cheekwood’s primary pre-kindergarten program, Tuesdays for Tots, has been expanded into Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday beginning on March 7 with the opening of Cheekwood in Bloom. Presented in partnership with PNC Bank, drop-in activities include hands-on art and garden projects and storytime to promote reading and literacy.

Drop-in art and garden activities | 10 AM – 12 PM
Curiosity Cart | 10 AM – 12 PM
Storytime| 10:30 AM, 11 AM, 11:30 AM

Not sure where the group will be or uncertain about the weather? Just give us a call at 615-353-9827 and we’ll be happy to answer your questions. Don’t forget to bring your imagination and dress for mess!

Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday is free with general admission or membership.

Not-Yet-Members Buy Tickets 

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Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday Schedule:

March: Growing Gardens

March 7: Children’s Garden Opening – special storytime featuring local author Jessica Young
*Extended program – Activities will run 10 am – 2 pm

March 10 – 14: Parts of a Plant (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

March 17 – 21: What Plants Need to Grow (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

March 24 – 28: Japan Week (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

March 31 – April 4: Root Plants (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

April: Spring

April 4: Drop Everything And Read (Please note that this event has been cancelled, see notice above.)

April 7 – 9: Springtime Flowers: Bulbs (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

April 10 – 11: Spring Art Hop (Please note that this event has been cancelled, see notice above.)

April 14 – 18: Flowering Trees (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

April 21 – 25: Earth Day (Please note that this week has been suspended, see notice above.)

April 28 – May 2: Exploring Color (Please note that Tots! has been suspended until April 30, see notice above.)

May: Pond Life

May 1: May Day

May 5 – 9: Pond Life

May 13 – 16: American Public Gardens Week

May 19 – 22: Turtles

May 23: World Turtle Day

May 26 – 30: Fur, Feathers and Scales

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