Natural holiday gift, decor workshops

Here are some of the holiday workshops being offered over the next few weeks:

Creating homemade wrapping paper, personalized cards, ornaments and gift boxes: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 7, for preschool children and their parents. Registration required; bring photos or magazine images to create personalized collages. All other materials supplied. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300; www/schuylkillcenter.org. Members $5/child, nonmembers $9/child. Instructor: Jennifer Frudakis.

Evergreen wreaths: Hourly, Dec. 7 and 8. Registration required. Triple Oaks Nursery, 2359 Delsea Dr., Franklinville; 856-694-4272; tripleoaks@aol.com. Fee: $40.

Wreaths: 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 and 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8. Registration required; bring pruners & dish gloves. Swarthmore College, Scott Arboretum office, Route 320 & College Avenue, Swarthmore; 610-328-8025; www.scottarboretum.org. Fee: $45.

Wreaths: 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 8. Bring garden gloves, pruners. Registration required; all materials supplied. Morris Arboretum, 100 Northwestern Ave., 215-247-5777, Ext. 156 or 125; www.morrisarboretum.org. Fee: $45.

Wreaths: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8. Register by Wednesday. Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, River Road (Route 32), New Hope; 215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org. Fee: $42.

Centerpieces, luminarias, ornaments, wreaths: 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13. Registration required; all materials supplied. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300; www/schuylkillcenter.org. Fee: Members $8, nonmembers $12. Instructor: Jennifer Frudakis.

Creating an edible winter fairy tale with gingerbread houses and woodland creatures: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14, for preschool children and their parents. Registration required; all materials supplied. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300; www/schuylkillcenter.org. Members: $8/child. Nonmembers: $12/child. A short guided walk precedes workshop. Instructor: Jennifer Frudakis.

Boxwood tree centerpiece with lights: 1 to 3 p.m., Dec. 15. Registration required; all materials supplied. Morris Arboretum, 100 Northwestern Ave., 215-247-5777, Ext. 156 or 125; www.morrisarboretum.org. Fee: $48.

- Virginia A. Smith

and Jerene Schroeder

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