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!
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.
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.