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Burpee Explorers - Gifts of the Wild

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Explore the grounds of Burpee Museum to collect from the wild. Visit three habitats to note their differences. Return to a workshop full of natural materials to make a variety of gifts. The gift making includes leaf printing on fabric, making candles from shells, crating games from different pieces of leather, and constructing your very own beaded bracelet. What a perfect way for your child to  get hands on for their gift giving this holiday season. 

For further information & registration please call 815.965.3433!

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

Directions:
From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.

Burpee Explorers - Gifts of the Wild