9 July 2012

A rainy day at the Botanic Garden

We've had some lovely summer weather here but we've also had a lot of rain. Last week we met up at the Botanic Garden with home educating friends on a rainy day and stayed dry in the glasshouses.

We watched the fish in the Tropical House,



did drawings in the Cactus House,


Tyrannosaurus Rex cactus


Pterodactyl cactus


Kentrosaurus cactus (turns into a Euoplocephalus cactus when it's angry)


Spinosaurus monster cactus (says "come back food" when it's hungry)


Baby dinosaur cacti

and in the Alpine House.


Dinosaur mountain

When the rain finally stopped we went for a walk around the garden,



and did more drawing outside.


The fountain monster

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6 comments:

  1. These are so cute! They made me literally laugh out loud with those names. Kids are just so amazing.

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  2. What a great way to spend a day, love the dino-cacti!!

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  3. I love the cactus drawings! so cute!

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  4. Kids have such amazing imaginations don't they?

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  5. Looks like a great use of a mixed weather day and educational too! Thanks for sharing on Country Kids

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  6. Aww lovely pictures and drawings :) x

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