Adding flavor, flair, and micronutrients to your favorite dishes is as setting up a small, indoor herb garden. Build your own using the herbs of your choice, learn to care for your plants until they’re ready to harvest, and snack on recipes that feature your herbaceous friends as the star ingredient! Part of Anythink’s Dig It! series.
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Marma Designs & Sewing School hosts this beginner’s sewing class for kids ages 8-11. Learn the basics of sewing, including how to properly thread and safely use a sewing machine, troubleshooting, layouts, measuring, and fabric cutting. Participants will come out of the class with a new garden apron. Fabric and materials provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. Space is limited; registration recommended.
Do you forget to water the plant your aunt gave you for your birthday, too? Well, worry no more! Learn how to make self-watering planters so that your plants won’t dry out again. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.
Join us for a creative afternoon with Emily Hope Dobkin of BETTERISH to make DIY plant-based projects. Dive into the world of printmaking by stamping your very own fabric patch that promotes positivity and self-expression. Follow that up with more fun by designing your very own smiling succulent planter. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.
Learn how to take care of succulents and plant one to bring home. Participants of the March 2nd 3D-Printed Succulent Planter program will use their own 3D printed creations. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-5. Space is limited; registration required.
Are you hungry for good books and good food? We’ll discuss Seedfolks and build our own planter boxes with assistance from ReCreative Denver. This program is intended for kids in grades 4-5. Please see a staff member if you need a copy of the book.
Discover how to create your very own 3D-printed succulent planter with help from Hypatia Studio. Planters will be printed off-site and available for pick up one week later. Learn how to take care of your succulent during a follow-up program on March 30. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-5. Space is limited; registration required.
We’re going on a Bug Safari! Experts from the Butterfly Pavilion will be our guides as they introduce us to live invertebrates from around the globe and teach about their characteristics, where and how they live, and why they are important in our world. Appropriate for all ages. Participants must be at least 3-years-hold to hold Rosie the tarantula. This program is part of Dig It, Anythink’s month-long celebration of gardening, backyard farming and more. Space is limited; registration encouraged.
Get crafty and eco-conscious as we up-cycle our own ecosystems! All materials will be provided, so just bring a sense of curiosity and creativity! All participants will be able to take their live ecosystems home. Part of Anythink’s Dig It series. Appropriate for upper elementary, tween and teens.
Join us as we kick-off a new book club just for kids! This laid-back group will bring books to life with discussion, activities and cookies in a fun-filled environment. Appropriate for kids in 3rd – 6th grade. No registration required. For the month of March read a chapter book, graphic novel or comic with a wilderness theme. Some suggestions are:
- Going Wild by Lisa McMann
- The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
- Spirit Animals Series by Brandon Mull
- Warrior Series by Erin Hunter
- The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling