Butterflies, Bees and Other Pollinators


In this project, kids will learn about the insects and creatures that help pollinate flowers, what pollination is and why it is important. Activities will focus on helping to attract pollinators by beautifying the garden beds surrounding the Playground at the City Slicker Farms West Oakland Farm Park.

Oct 28, 1:30-3:00:  Pollinator intro, Butterflies, Scavenger Hunt and Sun Sheets

Nov 18, 2:00-3:30:  Bulbs and Flowers (Paper-white Bulb Project)

Feb 24, 2:00-3:30:  Garden Clean-up, begin weeding and planning what we will plant

March 24, 2:00-3:30:  Begin to Plant and continue Clean up / we will also learn about other Pollinators

April 28, 2:00-3:30:  Bees/Continue to Plant

May 26, 2:00-3:30:  Project wrap up, children will each present (in a sentence or two) what they learned from the Project. Pot luck!

Ages: 5-8

Location: West Oakland Farm Park

Project Fee:  TBD