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Kid's Corner

Kids’ Corner is a popular destination for parents and their little ones. Head to the Rose Garden and look for the signs. It's always a fun-filled area, with volunteers helping kids with creative activities:

Don't miss the trains!

The Garden Train is being sponsored and constructed by The Texas Garden Railroaders Club. Don't miss this whimsical, fun addition to the garden.

Creative activities kids love!

  • Create miniature faerie houses, forts, or sculptures at the Zilker Botanical Garden table!
  • Get a face painting or tattoo (washable, of course!)
  • Build your own birdhouse or bird feeder
  • Butterfly wings and masks, dinosaur masks, and flower fans, lots of different things to decorate
  • Caps to paint
  • Fun toys and souvenirs to buy
  • Free plant to take home and grow

Learn about Plants from Master Gardeners

  • Fashion a Nature Leaf Rubbing
  • Transplant a Seedling
  • Make an Herb Sachet
  • Test Your Vegetable Smarts!


stamping fan


Once your Stamping Fan is filled with a bug stamp on each petal, head to Kids' Corner for a prize!

Illustrations on the Stamping Fan by Alisan Clarke