Join us in the Children’s Garden for 10 days of activities, crafts and creative displays inspired by a selection of books featuring tiny people and magical creatures.
Enchanting vignettes will be created by local artists to bring these books to life. The 2021 theme, Tiny Gardens and Enchanted Woods, highlights a variety of books that will appeal to a wide range of ages.
Selected titles include Thumbelina, Hilda and the Hidden People, The Borrowers, Backyard Fairies, Unicorns Are The Worst, A Natural History of Fairies and more.
- E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation
- Tinker Federal Credit Union
- Devon Energy Corp.
- Geico OKC-South
- Burnett Equity
- Goldfish Swim School
- Bank of Oklahoma
- Gray, Blodgett & Company
- Red Earth Landscaping
- IPGI Screen Printing, Embroidery, Promotional Products
Storytime on the Children’s Garden Porch
Children’s Garden Porch
Each day during the Festival we’ll have story time featuring books Unicorns are the Worst, Hilda and the Hidden People, Thumbelina, The Borrowers, Backyard Fairies
Flower Fairy Fashion Walk-Up
Monday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 16, 1-2pm
$3 per child
Best for ages 5 to 10, but all are welcome
Help us create outfits that fairies and other tiny forest creatures would wear to a royal ball. We have gathered petals, leaves and other natural materials to help you build a tiny ensemble.
Visit our Tea Dragon raised bed in the Children’s Garden during the Bringing Books to Life – Children’s Garden Festival and discover the tasty world of tea and the magical world of dragons. We’ll learn about all the different types of tea and how they grow, then we’ll read a few books and end with a tea party. Tasty tea and snacks included.
Sensory Night at Children’s Garden Festival
Presented by Bank of Oklahoma
Sponsored by Goldfish Swim School
Friday, June 18, 6-7:30pm
M $10; NM $12
Geared for families with children with special needs, this pre-registered event provides a more controlled Children’s Garden Festival (or Bringing Books to Life Festival) experience with no loud music. Your entry fee includes complimentary rides on Mo’s Carousel.