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Children's Adventure Garden Activities

The Children's Adventure Garden will be closed for winter maintenance through February 24. Sign up for our email to be kept up-to-date about Children's Garden events, as well as to receive a fun activity you can do at home each week of this closure!

At Home Activity for the Week of January 16

The Water Cycle

The Water Cycle is the vital process which moves water around the Earth. Without this cycle, our Earth would not be the same. Enjoy this at-home activity which will help you understand the different processes that make up the amazing cycle of water.


Try the following project to create your own water cycle in a bag and observe how water changes states.

Download Instructions

Storytime Suggestions

Here are a few great books to bring our Earth Cycles Gallery into your home!

Diary of a Worm - Doreen Cronin

Stellaluna - Janell Cannon

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt - Kate Messner

The Moon Book - Gail Gibbons

The Snowflake: a Water Cycle Story -Neil Waldman

Plant Fact - The Wonderful Water Cycle

Did you know that the oldest found plant fossil is thought to be about 472 million years old? Scientists have found the fossil in Argentina and identified it as a liverwort. Read more here.