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Art of Kokedama
Kokedama (Japanese for "moss ball") is a decorative style of potting plants in a ball of moss and displaying them in a dish or suspended in the air. Make your own kokedama with this easy step-by-step guide.

Build a Tree Poem
Nature has been the subject of creative writing for centuries. During this activity, students will use figurative language and literary devices to create a poem inspired by nature.

Camera Obscura
Get a new perspective on the world around you. Take this camera out into nature to see something in a new way!

Curious Case of the Missing Carnivorous Plant
One of Longwood’s carnivorous plants has gone missing! Who did it? How did they do it? We need your help in this curious case of the missing plant!

Family Plant Hunt
Go on this fun hunt to find objects made from plants all around your house.

Measure Me a Tree
Longwood arborists take excellent care of the trees at Longwood Gardens. Understanding the size of trees is an important part of their job. While investigating their own backyard, students will determine the height, circumference, and crown size of a large tree.

Memory Matching Game
Test your memory and learn some new flower names in this matching game for the whole family.

Nature Journal
Take time to observe the colors, sounds, textures, and movement of nature.

Nature Quest
Gather your family and head outside to discover some of the natural wonders around you.

Plant Maze
Try this fun experiment to make your own plant maze.

Plants Matter
Discover what it takes to have a career working with plants and create your own self-watering plant container.

Pollinator Math at Home
Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world's flowering plants to reproduce. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have much to eat or look at! In this activity, students will discover different types of pollinators while using math skills to calculate and problem solve.

Pressed Plants Activity
Learn how to press flowers to create handmade greeting cards.

Tree Ecology at Home
Throughout a tree’s life it collects nutrients from the environment and uses them to grow. For this activity, students will visit a tree in their backyard and explore the unique ecosystem surrounding it.