Seasonal Bingo

April 1, 2014

Visiting with Children > During Your Visit > Seasonal Bingo


No matter when you visit Mount Auburn, there is plenty to see, hear, and even smell. Our seasonal activity guides invite you to use your senses while exploring our 175 acres. (Ages: 2-6)

Copies of the seasonal bingo activity guides are available here for download, but you may also pick up FREE copies at the Egyptian Revival Gatehouse when you arrive at the Cemetery.

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SPRING
Spring BingoThe first few flowers begin blooming in March, even when there is still snow on the ground. As the days grow longer and warmer, more plants emerge and animals become more active. By the end of June, Mount Auburn is bursting with color and activity.

Download a copy of the activity guide: Spring Bingo 

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SUMMER
SummerBingoCover-webFrom late June through early September, you will find bright blooms, leafy trees, and emerald grass at Mount Auburn. Our three ponds are bustling with birds, fish, turtles, frogs, and insects. Many animals are most active in the early morning and again in the evening – the coolest times of day.

Download a copy of the activity guide: Summer Bingo

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FALL

FallBingoCover-webAs September gives way to October and November, Mount Auburn’s trees turn fiery colors. Oaks drop their acorns, which squirrels stash for the long winter ahead. Migrating birds pass through on their way south, and some animals prepare cozy winter burrows.

Download a copy of the activity guide: Fall Bingo

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WINTER

WinterBingoCover-webMany animals remain active during the cold months of December, January, and February. Look for tracks in the snow. Berries on trees and bushes provide bright
spots of color – and food for year-round bird residents.

Download a copy of the activity guide: Winter Bingo


 

The Friends of Mount Auburn wishes to thank the Watertown Community Foundation for supporting the creation of the Seasonal Bingo activity guides The Friends also thanks artist and naturalist Clare Walker Leslie  for the use of her illustrations in these activity guides.

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