Butterflies, Moths and Their Plants 2012

Butterflies, Moths and Their Plants –
A Hands on Broward “Ready, Set, Go” Program

 Who: Kids 8, 9,and 10 years old and their chaperon

 What: Learn about the Butterflies, Moths and Identify Plants they depend upon.  Have fun building a terrarium with plants for your own Butterfly Garden and help populate Butterfly Gardens at Snyder Park.

 When:  Five Saturdays 9:00 to Noon:

Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 17. 2012

 Where: Snyder Park, 3299 SW 4th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 

How:  Hands on educational activities with Activity Director, Lisa Combs and “How to build a Terrarium” with Master Gardener, Art Constantino.

 All materials provided.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Kids’ Ecology Corps partners with the City of Fort Lauderdale at Snyder Park to present a new program designed for younger kids and their families.  The Program will explore the nature of butterflies and  moths and the connection between their life cycle stages and the specific plants they need.

The five Saturday fun days include hands on learning activities followed by making  two “no water necessary”  terrarium to house butterfly attracting plants, one to take home to start a butterfly garden and one to keep at Snyder Park to help beautify their Butterfly Gardens.

Weather permitting, activities will take place outdoors (and move indoors if there is rain).   Your service to the park experience will include a guided nature walk.   It is best to wear long pants, socks and shoes, and a long-sleeved shirt.  Bug spray and sunscreen are recommended.  Water will be provided.  A donation of unused gardening gloves of any size to support the restoration project at Snyder would be wonderful!

Registration with Hands on Broward is necessary to attend.  Please contact Jennifer Udan at  954.233.1297 or e mail jennifer@handsonbroward.org 

Kids Ecology Corps        954.524.0366             kec@kidsecologycorp.com

The Kids Ecology Corps at Snyder Park

3299 S.W. 4TH Avenue – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315 | Phone (954) 524-0366 E-mail: kec@kidsecologycorp.com

The Kids Ecology Corps is a program of Partners in Action, Inc., a 501(c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1981, providing educational, cultural and leadership experience to young people encouraging immediate, positive, environmental action. And, continuous, determined action is making Environmental Harmony an idea whose time has come.
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