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Build Your Own Terrarium

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Bring the outdoors inside by building your own terrarium (a container of plants, soil, and rocks) at the Schrader Center in Oglebay.

We’ll re-use plastic bottles to create our terrariums and explore the forest to gather the items we need from nature. Your handmade terrarium will make a beautiful addition to your living space!

Available 10-10:45am Wednesdays, June 9 through August 18. (Does not meet July 7.) All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

$5 per person. Free for OI members or those with activity wristbands.

Explore nature as a family…
Replace your child’s screen time with green time! Our family nature programs bring families together for quality time learning about nature. So, get outside and explore! Activities ignite children’s interests in science and nature. Children socialize with other kids outside of a traditional classroom setting. They have a lot of fun, too. And parents meet and connect with other parents. Most of all, our programs instill a lifelong appreciation and respect for the natural world.

More about the Schrader Center:
The Schrader Center offers dozens of seasonal nature programs for all ages. Nature enthusiasts gather here to experience a sense of community around a shared love of nature. Preschoolers through adults enjoy our year-round nature activities. Our hands-on programs expand nature knowledge, promote outdoor discovery and foster lifelong learning.


July 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am
August 18, 2021 @ 10:45 am


Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center
465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV US