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 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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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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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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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.


  1. Patricia FitzGerald says:

    My husband and I want to visit, do you offer guides or tours? Perhaps some that suggest what route to take to see certain things and is there a map that shows where certain graves are located?
    I looked on your webpage but was unable to find anything, except for children.
    Thank you so much,

    • Stephanie Gillette says:

      Hi Patricia, We do offer a number of guided tours; please see our Calendar of Events for upcoming dates. We offer a map of the Cemetery for $1 on site. Please stop in our Visitors Center in Story Chapel to speak with a member of our staff who will be happy to help you plan your visit. Enjoy Mount Auburn!

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