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Garden Adventures At Home

Keep your kids busy with creative craft projects that teach them about the natural world. Register to pick up a kit filled with similar craft items you would find in a class at Red Butte Garden.

Supplies are limited, so reserve early. We hope to be able to offer our in-person Garden Adventures classes again soon.

Registration required

Magical Miniature Gardens

The natural world is full of magic! Explore nature and discover the gnomes, elves, fairies, and other magical creatures that make their homes in flowers, shrubs, and trees. After, you’ll plant and decorate a miniature garden sure to entice magical creatures to visit your home.

Each kit contains supplies to create a miniature garden, including containers, plants, decorations, and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive access to a downloadable PDF workbook to help guide your miniature garden crafting.

Kit Pick Up Date: July 9, 2021

Price: $24 Members / $30 Public

Magical Mini Garden Activity Book

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Bug Basics

Get up close and personal with the world of bugs as you explore the variety of insects that call Utah home. From tiny ants to buzzing bees, you’ll learn about the common (and not-so-common!) insects and how they affect the plant kingdom. Through science experiments, insect-inspired art projects, and more, you’ll discover what makes these tiny critters so fascinating. 

Each kit contains supplies to make a bug jar, bug net, and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive access to a downloadable PDF workbook to help guide your miniature garden crafting.

Kit Pick Up Date: July 30, 2021

Price: $16 Members / $20 Public

Bug Basics Activity Book

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Water Wizards

How do plants survive in the desert? Learn about the amazing adaptations of desert plants that help them collect, contain, and conserve water. Then, discover how you can be like a desert plant and conserve water before creating a desktop desert (a mini succulent garden) of your very own.

Each kit contains supplies to make a desktop desert, including a container, a succulent, decorations, and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive access to a downloadable PDF workbook to help guide your ecosystem explorations.

Kit Pick Up Date: August 6, 2021

Price: $24 Members / $30 Public

Water Wizards Activity Book

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Awesome Air Plants 2

Did you know not all plants grow in soil? Explore the amazing world of air plants and learn how this particular plant can grow on rocks, trees, and even on other plants—all without soil. Then create a sea-themed air plant display to continue your air plant investigations.

Each kit contains air plant terrarium supplies, including an air plant, jar, decorations, and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive access to a downloadable PDF workbook to help guide your air plant explorations.

Kit Pick Up Date: August 20, 2021

Price: $24 Members / $30 Public

Awesome Air Plants activity booklet

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Interested in buying multiple Garden Adventure kits for a birthday party, class, or private event?

Contact summercamps@redbutte.utah.edu for more information.



Please check our Virtual Resources webpage for family-friendly, nature-based Boredom Buster activities that can be done at home.

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