for Little Explorers
Tyke Hike provides engaging outdoor experiences for children ages 2-7.
Our Family Hikes, Tyke Hike To-Go activity boxes, birthday parties and school programs
are designed to encourage exploration, spark curiosity and promote physical activity and emotional wellness.
We make getting outside easy and fun!
Events and Announcements
Upcoming Events and Announcements
Decatur, GA — Woodlands Garden has partnered with a biologist to host Tyke Hike events this fall.
“'With this age group, it’s so important that they get outdoors to have sensory experiences.'
Hoffman said she is excited about her new partnership with Woodlands Garden to bring Tyke Hike to Decatur on select Tuesdays and Thursdays in October." Read more.
ATLANTA - Local biologist leads nature hikes for kids:
"The pandemic has taught us many things, including the importance of spending time outdoors. And getting kids to explore and engage in nature is the mission behind a unique business created by a metro Atlanta biologist." Read more.
We're excited to announce a new partnership with Woodlands Garden in Decatur!
Woodlands Garden is a magical place to make wonderful memories! This 7-acre green space in Decatur is an easy-to-access natural escape, and features an incredible collection of beautiful native plants along winding paths, quiet nooks and open spots for outdoor play!
Check out dates on designated Tuesday and Thursday mornings in September and October for a nature-themed mini hike, STEAM activity and story time. Tyke Hikes are hosted outdoors, in small, distanced groups to make your experience special and safe! Learn more and register!
Designed with the developmental needs of young children in mind, these 75-minute family programs are packed with fun! Tyke Hikes are held at parks around Atlanta. Each Tyke Hike includes a walk to explore the park, a craft or activity, story time and opportunities to get to know each other and play!
Our Tyke Hike Birthday Party programs are one-of-a-kind! With several outdoor themes to choose from, we can provide the entertainment for your party at home or anywhere! Each package includes guided exploration, storytime and a take-home craft for guests. Your kiddo and their friends will laugh and learn while they celebrate!
Tyke Hike can bring fun, outdoor, STEAM activities right to your students! We design in-school field trips and after-school programs to fit your needs. Let us help you enrich the lives of the little people you care for while setting your early learning center apart from others with high-quality outdoor programs.
Our mission is to help families, educators and partners raise healthy children by increasing their quality time outdoors.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Katye Watts, Parent
Our family truly enjoyed the Tyke Hike, we loved the feeling of being in the woods so close to home. As we explored, Anne Marie kept our kids engaged with creative activities and guided commentary. We left ready for more!
Victoria Henken, Parent
[Tyke Hike] engaged the kids with a story and lesson to keep them interacting during the hike and after. ...I loved the connection of a book to the hike and that you read during a snack...
Magan Ward, Parent
[My daughter] loved it and it sounds like something I would love to do with her and also send her on! I hope MPP brings this to school! Thx!