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Fairies Coming to Tolland Youth Garden in 2014

Credit: Wesley Fryer, via flickr creative commons
Credit: Wesley Fryer, via flickr creative commons

What is a Fairy House?

Fairy Houses are small structures for the fairies and nature’s friends to visit. Sticks, bark, dry grasses, pebbles, shells, feathers, seaweed, pine cones and nuts are just some of the natural materials used. Ranging from rustic to intricate ‘Fairy Mansions’, these whimsical habitats are built by children, families, gardeners and nature lovers reflecting their creativity, joy and pride.

The simple challenge of creating a fairy house gives children a unique activity that encourages them to go outside and connect with the natural world, nurturing care and respect for the environment.

 

Fairy House Festival

Saturday,  June 7th, 2014   2-4:00 p.m.

 Come spend an afternoon discovering the joy and delight of fairy houses! First we’ll begin with storytelling, face painting, and crafts at Crandall Pavilion before journeying through the enchanted forest to the youth garden. Learn how to build your own fairy house near our new playhouse and monarch way station. Enchanting fun for all ages but magical for ages 3-8! Fairy costume attire welcome.   For more information please call Christine at 860 870-8324 or tgpyouthgarden@comcast.net

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