Garden Fun for Kids

WCROC Children's Garden, CheckersThe Children's Garden at the West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) is especially a great place to visit on a nice, sunny afternoon. If you have an interest in flowers, plants and growing your own food, this is the spot for you! 

Garden Fun and Experiments

Ever wanted to plant your own garden, or perhaps make a pizza box solar oven? How about making your own rain stick? We have a list full of creative and fun ideas! Check out our list of experiments, games and activities.

Learn More

Curious about learning more about horticulture? Visit our Lessons Page, or check out these sites:

Scavenger Hunt

Before coming to visit the Horticulture Display Garden, print off the scavenger hunt list (Word doc) and see how many things you can find while you are here.


Print out your own coloring sheets. Includes pictures of butterflies, birds, dinosaurs, vegetables and flowers.


We've put together a helpful resource page just for educators - lesson plans, bird ID, and a list of helpful tools.  Check it out!


There are games to play, experiments to be conducted and pictures to color! Look around and enjoy!