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St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Garden by completing this scavenger hunt. Find these seven items and sites throughout the Garden. And don’t forget to pose for a photo and tag us on Instagram at @dbgphx.   Back to...
Butterfly Search

Butterfly Search

Butterfly Search The Garden has the power to quiet the distractions of life and recenter human connection with nature—even for children. In this activity, kids engage in the natural world around them to search for and count butterflies interacting with plants. This is...
Get Inspired by Nature & Art

Get Inspired by Nature & Art

This season is a special opportunity to visit and immerse yourself in nature and with Chihuly in the Desert. Take time to look closely at the spine patterns of a cactus, leaf imprints on an agave, colorful and unique shaped flowers and iridescent colors on roadrunners...
Activity | Weaving with Nature

Activity | Weaving with Nature

  How many things are you wearing that are handmade? Do you know how people got their clothes before we had stores? Long ago, people discovered how to make clothes, blankets and even shoes by weaving strands of natural materials together. In fact, weaving has a...
Activity | Ojo de Dios

Activity | Ojo de Dios

This holiday season create art that is tied to nature and has a fascinating history. God’s Eyes or Ojos de Dios are a popular Southwest holiday tradition that have roots from indigenous practices in Mexico.  Ojos de Dios were first made by Wixárika, who are also known...
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