HumBot Kids Page
HBGF has partnered with KEET-TV to create a series of monthly classes at the Humboldt Botanical Garden. Classes meet from 10 am until noon on the second Thursday of every month. They are geared for children 2 – 8. Classes from this series are FREE.
Month: October 9, 2014
Theme: Splish Splash!
Read: Rain Rain Go Away! By Caroline Jayne Church
Do: Rainy Day tempra painting, What’s in a puddle hike (besides me!)
Month: November 13, 2014
Theme: That Nutty Time of Year is Here!
Read: That Pup! By Lindsay Barrett George
Do: Make Your Own Plant Shapes (Gardener’s Guide page 56)
Month: December 11, 2014
Theme: Slippery Slimey Sluggy
Read: How To Teach a Slug to Read by Susan Pearson
Do: Oobly Goop Banana Slugs,
Month: January 8, 2015
Theme: Oooo Baby It’s Cold Outside
View: pbslearningmedia.org “Nature – Emperor Cam”
Read: Snowmen All Year and Birds
Do: Play with fake snow, Make and hang bird feeders in the garden
Month: February 12. 2015
Theme: A Long Winter’s Nap (Hibernation
Read: If You Were a Panda Bear
Do: Going on a Bear Hunt in the Garden
Month: March 12, 2014
Theme: One Potato Two Potato
Read: Up, Down, and Around
Do: Plant 2 Potatoes: 1. in the KEET Kids Garden and 2. in a cup to take home
Month: April 9, 2015
Theme: GART for Sale! (Garden+Art=Gart!)
Read: I Spy Shapes in Art
Do: Help make various garden art items that will be sold at the upcoming HBGF plant sale
Month: May 14, 2014
Theme: April Showers Bring May Flowers
Read: Grow Flower Grow!
Do: Plant a flower to take home and lots to grow in the KEET Kids plot
Month: June 11, 2015
Theme: Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Read: Plant Secrets
Do: Sort several varieties of beans. Plant some for home and lots for the KEET Kids plot
Month: July 9, 2015
Theme: Bringing in the Harvest
Read: Y is for Yum, Yum, Yum !
Do: Harvest the vegetables we have planted, Compost leaves and plants
Keep checking in! More HumBot Kids classes, events & online activities are on their way!
If you have ideas for classes or are interested in teaching a class contact us.