LITERACY IN THE GARDENS
Literacy in the Gardens takes families on a literary journey of excitement and bewilderment. Experience the gardens and literature like never before in our 3 storybook trails, each of which tells a tale about nature and the world we live in. Stories include the following below.
Animal Wildlife - Little Fox Listens by Kevin Russell
Plant Science`- Dr. Suess ‘Oh Say Can You Seed’ by Bonnie Wort
Life Cycle of a butterfly - The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach
Nature & Botanical Tales
Inspiring Reading, Writing, & Learning
Receive your very own storybook journal to take along your journey and beyond!
Storybook journals will include a map of our storybook trails, a“Your Visit to Beech Creek Gardens Story”, scavenger hunt, nature rubbing page, a botanical drawing page with instructions, and other great literacy activities!
Relax in our new hanging pods and hammocks located all across the forest entrance. Listen to the birds sing, take in the fresh breeze, and enjoy the rays of sunshine through the trees.
For our book worms grab a book from any of our little libraries located all across the grounds and immerse yourself in nature as you read.
Stories Come to Life
Become a storybook illustrator while drawing characters and other items to bring the stories to life.
Show off you writing skills & help us make some awesome Haiku Poems.