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How Do You Make Orange?

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Channel your inner artist and learn which color combinations make orange, green, and purple.  After reading Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh, toddlers will enjoy mixing playdough and paints to create secondary colors.  Observations of a scaly orange guest and green spotted frog will make connections to colors in nature. Ages:2-3 (with one adult).

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About Alley Pond Environmental Center

224-65 76th Ave.

Oakland Gardens, NY


  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes

  • The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

    Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 

  • Play area: No
  • Party room: No