No Access to Hamilton Children’s Garden
after 4:30pm during Garden of Lights
Nine to Five –
Seven Days a Week
Toni’s Tree House
Go on a jungle adventure in Toni’s Tree House.
Find out what vegetables and fruits are in season, help water the raised plant beds. Our new aquaponics units demonstrates how vegetables and fish can be grown together in a more sustainable way.
Spell and Smell Garden
Spell your name in plants and test your sense of smell.
Observe native California Quails.
Play in the sand with a variety of toys and trucks
Balsa Wood Fort
Build a fort with giant balsa wood blocks
Draw a picture on large chalk boards, or sit down at the craft table and draw or paint on paper.
Make music with instruments made from natural materials.
Let a boat go down the stream and splash in the water.
Birds & Butterflies
Observe butterflies, bees, hummingbirds and other pollinators enjoying a variety of nectar plants. Depending on the season you may find all stages of the Monarch butterfly metamorphosis on our milkweed plants.
Foam blocks, wood blocks, ramps and balls – build whatever structure you like.
When the sun is out, try reading the time by the shadow cast on the sundial.
Maze and Tic-Tac-Toe
Find your way through the grass maze
Play a game of Tic-Tac-Toe or Hop Scotch
Material for a scavenger hunt through the Hamilton Children’s Garden can be found in one of the flyer boxes at the shed in the Earth Builder area. We will post a new scavenger hunt for each season.