Youth – The Open Garden: Bug Hotel at Marble Hill
Date: July 27th 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm
Facilitators: Juanli Carrión, visual artist.
Place: OSS#MH Garden. Located on Broadway at 228th St (Marble Hill Houses).
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Participants: Children ages 5-12.
The workshop will consist of the construction of a Bug Hotel, an essential garden structure that is fun and easy to make, that will attract a diversity of beneficial insects to the garden, while also illustrating an analogous relationship between the diversity of the natural world and human society. During the workshop we will incorporate derivative activities, including lessons on insects and invertebrates, basic plant care, and various craft-making with paper, stones and other natural materials.