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Homeschool Day Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

October 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

$5 – $12

The event is scheduled for October 24th from 9:30-12:30.  Pre-registration online is required at https://www.dsbg.org/homeschool-days/.


Objective:  “Enjoy a hands-on morning learning about the lifecycle of a pumpkin along with fun facts about bats, birds, and fall migration.  Students will explore questions such as , “Why do fall leaves change color?” and “Why do evergreen trees stay green?” Join the education staff at various stations set up throughout the Garden.


There will be 6 stations set up throughout the Garden, each focusing on a different learning objective.

  1. The Lifecycle of a Pumpkin
  2. Goin’ Batty! (all about bats)
  3. The Life Story of Leaves
  • Why do fall leaves change color?
  • Why do evergreen trees stay green?
  1. Birds Taking Flight (Fall Migration)
  2. Scarecrow History
  3. How Do Our Cold-Blooded Friends Prepare for Winter? (snakes, fish, frogs, turtles)


Cost for this event is $8/first student, $5/each additional student and $12/adult (must be from the same household).  Registration will begin the first week in September.


Students will be given a passport which they will have stamped upon completion of the activity at each of the 6 stations.  Students can bring their completed passport to the registration desk to receive a free gift!  Also, families may enter a drawing for a complimentary family pack of  4 Holiday Lights tickets!




October 24, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$5 – $12
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