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Get Blown Away by Nature

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Join us in Hammock Hollow with the children in your life for a Bok Outdoor Family Adventure and create wind catchers from materials provided by nature! Select from the items that we have collected around the Gardens to create a natural wind catcher you can take with you to enjoy at home on a breezy day. Allow approximately 20 minutes for your little ones to complete their projects. Supplies will be available from 10am-12pm.

Event Date & Time

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Drop In Between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Hammock Hollow and in case of rain, Outdoor Kitchen


Included with general admission or membership

Follow-up Activities

Keep the fun going using these follow-up activities.

A Book To Enjoy:
“The Big Book of Blooms” by Yuval Zommer
available at the Shop at Bok

Family Activity: Create “Wind Ribbons”
1. Find a straw, tree branch, chopstick or unsharpened pencil around your house or yard and use it as a base on which you will tie varying lengths of ribbon. Feel free to use curling ribbon or any ribbon or string you have available around your home.  A picture of a completed wind ribbon can be found below.   

2. After making the wind ribbon, go on a family walk and watch how the wind makes the ribbons dance.

Easy Stick Ribbon Streamers for a Windy Day – Make and Takes

Family Discussion:
Have a family discussion about the things you learned.  Topics you can discuss include: 
Which way was the wind blowing?   
What is the wind?  
What does the wind move? 
What happens to your ribbon when the wind stops?

Please Note:

Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at www.boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.


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Lake Wales, Florida 33853




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and Visit Central Florida.
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