Join park interpreters for a magical lesson on conservation through the art of building fairy houses in the enchanted garden!
“Every moment spent in nature is a Once Upon a Time moment!”
-Renee S. Raney, District Manager and Parks Education Coordinator (and author of Hairy, Scary but Mostly Merry: Fairies! Curing Nature Deficiency through Folklore, Imagination, and Creative Activities)
When: Mondays, July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st 2023
Where: Oak Mountain Enchanted Garden at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center
Time: 1pm – 2pm
*We encourage you to bring materials from your home/yard for your Fairy House “enhancements”. The list below details approved building materials!
Approved “Building” Materials:
– Fresh flowers
– Dried flowers
– Pine cones of assorted sizes and shapes
– Lichens and lichen covered sticks
– Sticks of assorted sizes and shapes
– Tree bark (some of you may have river birch trees or a fallen log where you can collect)
– Acorns/Acorn caps
– Natural clay
– Small stones
– Moss (either harvested off private property or purchased at Hobby Lobby)
– Any other littles natural item you find that you would like to include in your Fairy House!!
**Please no glitter or plastic- fairies are allergic to these things (and a sneeze can crumple fairy wings)!**
No pets please! Stroller and wheelchair accessible!
FREE with paid park admission and for overnight guests.