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Event Date

October 30, 2019, 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM


Homeschool Days

Program Information



Point of Contact

Michelle Schmidlkofer

GROW Administrative Specialist

**Due to expected rain and cold weather, this program has been rescheduled from October 30th to November 13th.** 

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K-2nd: Enjoy story time, hosted by Bella the Begonia, that transforms the landscape through literary wonder and then wiggle your way through the dirt and embrace swirls in nature's design.

3rd-5th: Peek into the earth’s past through geological landforms that helped create our local Texas soil. Gain a deeper understanding of fossils and our relationship with the soil we use today.

6th-10th: Explore the physics behind a pumpkin in order to answer the questions: How much pressure can a pumpkin withstand? Does a pumpkin sink or float? 


  • Time: 10:00 AM —11:30 AM
  • Meet in the BRIT Atrium (1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107)  


  • Time: 9:45 AM — 12:00 PM
  • Park: Garden Center (#9s on FWBG Map)
  • Check-In: Garden Center
  • Tram Drop-Off: Japanese Garden 

Cost: $5 per person (includes adults and children)


About Homeschool Days

To ensure the safety of our community, all in-person educational programs for children and families are suspended through September.

If you have questions or concerns, please email the following:

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Come and GROW with us in our outdoor classrooms at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and BRIT! Homeschool Day is a custom experience designed to assist exploration for homeschool students and energize their quest to discover more!

We encourage parents to stay with younger children if you have children in different grade levels.