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Kids & Family Programs: Crayon Tour

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Add to Calendar 29-06-2013 29-06-2013 15 Kids & Family Programs: Crayon Tour People are buzzing about the wax origins of our beloved childhood favorites- Crayons! Venture to the Walled Garden beeskep to discuss busy bee life including wax production. Hear about the process of crayon creation including historical natural pigments and seek out the Garden�s plant life inspirations for some of Crayola�s most beloved colors. Children conclude our tour with a Sun Catcher Craft to color their bedroom windows. A series of educator-led thematic tours and activities to accompany classic stories designed for ages 4-12. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=136375 Old Westbury Gardens true DD/MM/YYYY
June 29, 2013
12pm
Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$12 museum admission

Description: People are buzzing about the wax origins of our beloved childhood favorites- Crayons! Venture to the Walled Garden beeskep to discuss busy bee life including wax production. Hear about the process of crayon creation including historical natural pigments and seek out the Garden�s plant life inspirations for some of Crayola�s most beloved colors. Children conclude our tour with a Sun Catcher Craft to color their bedroom windows. A series of educator-led thematic tours and activities to accompany classic stories designed for ages 4-12.

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

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