|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.
Chalk 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.
Exploring 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’s
Flower Arrangement – Three easy steps to creating beautiful, informal floral arrangements.
Graeters will be there distributing samples of their famous ice cream.
Glass 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 –
Hammering nails – Children learn to hammer nails using real hammers to nail into logs.
Lady 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.
Take-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.