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Botany in a Box Family Activity Kit: Create a Plant Press

Become a botanist in your own home as you create a plant press to preserve flowers and leaves. Use your preserved plant specimens to create an herbarium collection or create beautiful dried flower and leaf artwork!


Botany in a Box Family Activity Kits provide families the opportunity to take hands on learning into the comfort of their own homes! Each Activity Kit includes background information, project instructions and materials needed to complete an activity or exploration at home.


Audience: Families with children ages 5 and up.


Kit Fee: $20.00 per kit, $18.00 per kit member; kit fee includes shipping


Create a Plant Press Kit includes:

- Materials and hardware needed to create a 6" x 6" hardwood plant press

- Paint to decorate your plant press

- Mini collection notebook

- Plant identification labels

- Pollinator seeds pack

- Information sheet and activity instructions to guide your exploration


Shipping Information: Botany in a Box orders are processed on Mondays and Thursdays. Orders placed Thursday 9 a.m. - Monday 9 a.m. are processed on Mondays. Orders placed Monday 9 a.m - Thursday 9 a.m. are processed on Thursdays. Once your order has been process and shipped, you will receive an email confirmation with tracking information.


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