Week of the Young Child Celebration

Idaho Botanical Garden  |  Saturday, April 21  |  11am-3pm

Join us for a family-friendly outdoor celebration! This FREE event focuses on connecting you with quality community resources for young children. Enjoy live music and performances on our celebration stage. Idaho AEYC and the Idaho Botanical Garden are partnering to host this celebration! The garden will be open for the community to explore during the event.

Community Resources 

Learn about early literacy, summer camps, fire safety, child care, healthy eating and much more! 


Try new gymnastics moves, learn how to cast a fishing line, play musical instruments and much more! 

Special Thank You to our Sponsors for their Generosity


Statewide WOYC Events


Early STEAM Day is a fun-filled day of exploration, creativity and innovation. Make slime, plant seeds, fly airplanes and much more! Join us Saturday, April 14 at the Nampa Public Library. Learn more >


Sunday Family Fun Day is a free community event on April 22 at Pioneer Park. There will be plenty of children's activities, including rock painting, seed planting, a bean bag toss and obstacle course. IdahoSTARS will also provide on-site child care referrals and information on quality care. Learn more >

Twin Falls

Walk for Children is a celebration of keeping children safe and families strong! Come walk with us on April 17 as a call to action to protect and nurture our most precious commodity, our children! Learn more >

Healthy Kids Day is a free community event on April 21 to help parents begin thinking early about ways to keep their kids both physically and intellectually active this summer. Learn more > 

Idaho Falls

BLOCK Fest is a family event for parents to interact with their children while learning the educational value of blocks and having FUN. This activity is a great bonding experience for families, and an opportunity for parents to learn more about early childhood development. This event is April 13. Learn more >

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual, nationwide celebration that focuses public attention on the needs of our youngest children and their families, and recognizes the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. This year, the Week of the Young Child is April 16 - 20