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Fairy & Gnome Nature Hikes & Builds
February 22 – 25th, 11:00 – 2:00
Group pricing – Up to 4 people (including at least 1 adult) for $55 (Discount for RWBC members) Click here to learn about becoming a member and save!
• Purchase tickets at: www.providenceri.gov/botanical-center/
• $55 for up to 4 participants, must include 1 adult able to assist & supervise children with tools.
• RWPBC Members discount – Click here to learn about becoming a member and save!
• Ideal for children ages 6 – 12, those who are creative, young at heart, and all those in between!
• Limited space available.
HIKE & BUILD:
• Weather permitting, take a guided nature hike to view nature from a fairy point of view!
• Collect materials to use on your own fairy house. Natural items will be available if inclement weather.
• Learn how to create your own fairy architectural masterpiece. Guidance will be given on using glues, getting your house to stand up and lots of decoration hints.
• Take your Fairy House home to add your finishing touches.
• Earn Free FGD Tickets! Bring back your fairy house to be displayed during Fairy Garden Days and earn 2 free admission tickets to the event!
• Waterproof shoes, boots or sturdy hiking shoes.
• Picnic lunch! Snacks! Water!
• Natural materials that you’ve collected to donate to the natural material supplies or to use for your project!
• A sturdy, base to build your house on, like old cutting boards, recycled firm plastic, old plates, pots, or wooden boxes. Remember, if using plastic, it must be hidden.
• Gardening gloves if you’d like to have them for the collecting materials portion.
• Pruners for cutting sticks.
• Hot glue gun if you want to use your own.
• Something to collect materials in and then carry your fairy house home- like an extra-large reusable bag!
• Tree slice or alternative options for the base of your fairy house.
• A limited assortment of natural materials for building your house and tiny furnishings.
• Hot glue, Elmer’s glue, Wood glue.
• Limited number of pruners, hot glue guns twine and wire.
1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02905