Easter events @ Kew Gardens (2 to 5 April)

April 2, 2010toApril 5, 2010

Kew EasterVisit Kew Gardens this Easter and get involved in a host of fun activities for all the family.

  • Take part in the great annual easter egg hunt and claim a prize.
  • Get active with Treehouse Towers, our brand new tree-themed outdoor play area for kids.

During the holidays, kids can join in tree-themed activities and get creative in interactive workshops at Kew Gardens. A range of arts and craft activities will be available, including egg painting and face painting. Kids can discover why there are there are many types of trees, explore the different ways they are used, and get inspired about how we can help trees in the future.

Treehouse Towers

  • Treehouse Towers, the brand new tree-themed outdoor play area, will be unveiled especially for Easter.
  • Kids can climb up ladders, brave the wobbly rope bridges, scramble through nets, fly down zip wires and slide down one of the three towers.
  • Treehouse Towers is fun for all the family, and offers educational opportunities for children to learn about and appreciate trees.
  • Suitable for kids aged from 3 – 11.

Free easter egg hunt

  • Join our annual easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday (4 April).
  • Kids can search for our friendly Climbers and Creepers characters around the Gardens and collect tokens to receive their Green and Black’s Easter chocolate treat from the Easter bunny.

Puppet show

  • Watch our interactive, colourful and funny puppet display – The Life of a Tree.
  • Using the art of puppetry, kids can learn about the life cycle of a plant, from a seed to a full grown tree.
  • Children can discover why trees are so important to our environment.

Free tours and walks

  • Join one of the free daily tours, The Darling Buds of March and April, to take in Kew’s seasonal highlights, or try the Thinking Walk, a self-guided trail which will enable families to explore the diversity of plants and animals in the Gardens, and learn about how all living things from plants to humans are connected.

Find out more
www.kew.org