North Carolina Botanical Garden



Nature Box: Winter Detectives - for KIDS!


Designed for ages 5-9.

Kids need a break from screen time? Ready for some hands-on, outdoor learning? Try a Nature Box! A Nature Box also makes a great holiday gift!

Each box is full of fun, hands-on, seasonally themed activities and projects that get kids outdoors (and learning!). This winter, be a detective and solve some natural history mysteries! Dissect an owl pellet, create your own evergreen paintbrush, learn common animal tracks, make a critter snowflake, and more. Step-by-step instructions and supplies included.

Order online, contact-less pickup at the Garden, and complete activities on your own schedule. Quantities limited.

Pickup begins: December 16. *Last day to order for pickup before the Garden closes for the holidays is December 20 (for pickup by December 23). Order pickup resumes January 6.

Fee: $35.00 (includes $2.44 sales tax); Members $31.50 (includes $2.20 sales tax)
*Order 2 or more boxes and receive a 5% discount
*Members receive 10% discount



To Order

REFUND POLICY: Nature Boxes are assembled on an order-by-order basis. If you choose to cancel your order before picking up your Nature Box, your refund is subject to a 10% administrative fee. Nature Boxes are non-refundable after you pick up your box.


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