Nature and Animal

This page lists programs for kids and families to learn about and/or interact with animals and nature in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Nature and Animal - Fun 4 Gator Kids
Family Fishing Days

Family Fishing Day are held once each month at the UF/IFAS fishing ponds. As always, all family members, including those with disabilities, are encour ...

UF Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences fishing ponds: 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program

Junior Rangers, Explore....The Real Florida! The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, serve a ...

Morningside Nature Center Barnyard Buddies

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters with an adult can meet and greet animals by helping staff with afternoon ...

3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Morningside Nature Center Frogs and Friends Friday

FREE. First Friday of every month, Sept.–May, at 2:00 pm in the Education Building at Morningside Nature Center. Join the fun, get the facts! Youngste ...

Free: Yes
3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32641

Tinkergarten is a fast growing network of high-quality play-based kids classes that take place in local parks. Now with over 400 leaders across the c ...

Age: 18 months-8 years
Multiple Location, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Tuscawilla Learning Center

Our curricula have been developed to correspond with seasonal changes. For example, October focuses on leaves, and January focuses on birds and migrat ...

typically once a month
Age: 3-7
Prairie Creek Lodge: 7204 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL, 32641
UF IFAS Backyard Bark Beetles Citizen Science Project

The University of Florida presents the Backyard Bark Beetles, a citizen science project that provides a rare opportunity for kids to participate in re ...

Free: Yes
Wildflowers Nature Program

Wildflowers is a child care program created to help children find an authentic connection with the natural world. It is through this connection that a ...

Age: 3-7