at Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, NY Botanical Garden, Bronx
Children of all ages
– Sundays and Monday holidays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Throughout the season, children dissect plant parts such as seeds
and flowers, experiment to find out if plants make sugar to use
as food, investigate bugs that help plants grow, use microscopes
to see plants up close, press flowers and plants to take home,
and much more. We encourage children to explore, examine, inquire
and question just like scientists. A few of the many things children
discover include, what’s in a flower by taking it apart and putting
it back together – and children have an opportunity to look at
things through a bee’s eye view!
Delights—July 4-July 7, Adventure Garden, 11-5:30pm and Family
Discover aromatherapy—blend herbs at the Adventure Garden to make
soothing sachets, make and taste herbal tea, create an herb field
notebook and more. At the Family Garden, smell and taste fresh
herbs from the garden, plant herb seeds, pot up an herb plant,
and make a flower flag to take home!
Summer Storytelling Series—Every Saturday, June 15-Aug. 31
the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, master storytellers weave
amazing tales about plants and wildlife, insects and animals that
keep kids spellbound. Famed performers are listed on the weekly
schedule below. Performances take place at 2 pm and 3 pm.
Tory Peterson Institute Photography Exhibit—Through July 28
the beauty of plant and animal interactions through this series
of striking nature photographs on loan from the Roger Tory Peterson
Institute. Taking inspiration from the photographs, children investigate
plants and animals and record their observations in field notebooks.
For more information call (718) 817-8700. The Everett Children’s
Adventure Garden has been made possible by the leadership generosity
of Edith and Henry Everett.#
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