Activities Your Family May Enjoy

Start at the Welcome Station and pick up your treasure map from Granny.

Baubles and Beads – To make your own jewelry.

Bubble Fun – Kids make their own bubble wands and fancy blowers and use our mini hula hoops to make huge bubbles.

hc-chef-tanoChalk it up to Hoops & Ropes – Try your hand at chalk art – Become the hula hoop or jump rope champ.

Chef Gaetano from Take Home Tano’s will be there doing his magic.

DIY Salsa – Vegetables, fruit and herbs for kids to create their own unique brand of salsa.

logo-rita-about-eating2Exploring the Herb Garden – smelling, tasting and experiencing the amazing world of herbs under the guidance of renowned herbalist, Rita Heikenfeld.

Face Painting- Provided by Girl Scouts

Find Wart – The friendly frog from Trader Joe’shc-trader-joes-wart

Flower Arrangement – Three easy steps to creating beautiful, informal floral arrangements.

Graeters will be there distributing samples of their famous ice cream.

hc-405-4-craft-glass-4bGlass painting – We provide glassware, glass paint and brushes for children to experience this new medium. They end up with a beautiful candle holder to take home.

Glue Fest – This “recycled” favorite lets little artists make masterpieces from anything that can be glued on or glued onto.

Hair Chalk Painting

hc-girl-hammerHammering nails – Children learn to hammer nails using real hammers to nail into logs.

hc-ladybug-rocks2Lady Bugs Rocks – Kids make their own lady bug pet rocks.

Make a Head Wreath – a curly willow crown decorated with silk flowers, shells, ribbon, feathers – whatever your heart desires.

Make it with Bamboo – Parents guide kids to drill holes in bamboo to make Teepee frames that can be used in the garden to grow vining plants or indoors covered with a sheet to make a fort.

Music provided by Loveland Middle School String Quartet


Nuts & Bolts – Kids use wrenches and pliers to tighten and loosen nuts and bolts.

Pick a Bouquet – Visitors are invited to pick a bouquet of flowers from our extensive gardens.

Pumpkin Art Carving – A demonstration by expert carvers.

hc-10410094_788769487846288_1568585944773590729_nTake-Apart Table – Kids learn how things are made by taking them apart.

Veggie Detective – A selection of desserts where a vegetable is a “secret” ingredient i.e. Beet Brownies.


Check out the unique thrown pottery  donated to Granny’s Garden School by Funke Fired Arts.


Baby Pumpkins
Learn To Use A Drill
Lots Of Good Food
Make a Tri-pod Frame
Face Painting

Flower Arranging