Woodlawn Wish List

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Woodlawn Nature Center appreciates community support. People often ask how they can help. Here are a few things we need or would like to expand our program. Thank you so much!

Wish List:

  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Liquid Soap
  • Dishwashing Soap
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Dish Detergent
  • Black Oil Sunflower Seed
  • Suet Cakes
  • Hopper Bird Feeders
  • Garden Plants
  • Native Plants
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Ribbons
  • Yarn
  • Tree Cookies
  • Pencils
  • Craft Supplies
  • Gift Cards for Craft or Local Stores for Supplies
  • Galvanized Tubs
  • Child Sized Galvanized Buckets
  • Child Sized Gardening Tools
  • Fish Food
  • Turtle Food
  • Large Light Table
  • Water Pump
  • Flight Lab
  • Mobile Mag Wall
  • Natural “Loose Parts” such as buckeyes, hedge apples, milkweed pods, acorns, and other natural items
  • Large Climbing Rocks
  • A Pile of Rocks
  • Mailboxes
  • Large, Sturdy Outdoor Sculptures of Nature

If you would like to donate items, please email us at woodlawnnaturecenteronline@gmail.com or call Dr. Carla Gull at (574)966-0250. Thank you!

Expanded List:

  • Travel Educational Totes—books, hands on items, education supplies
  • Animal Clues-Scats ‘n Tracks
  • Dinosaurs and Fossils
  • Feathers, Nests, and Eggs
  • Treemendous Trees
  • First People of the Midwest
  • Nature Inspired Tinkering
  • Shapes in Nature
  • Nurturing Acorn Totes—books, hands on items, education supplies
  • Sensational Senses
  • Terrific Trees
  • Spiders
  • Owls
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Fall Fruits
  • Oh Deer!
  • Fall Harvest
  • Natural Holiday
  • Fossils/Dinosaurs
  • Lost in Space
  • Life Cycles
  • Gardening
  • Insects
  • Environmental Art
  • Pond Life
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Furniture
  • Discovery Tables
  • Stools
  • Dress Up Nook
  • Wind Tunnel
  • Preschool Tables and Chairs to sit at least 15
  • Water Table
  • Step Stools
  • Display Cases
  • Area Rugs
  • Animals
  • Turkey Vulture
  • Fox, Beaver
  • Woodpeckers
  • Animal Parts—wings, feet, claws, skulls, etc.
  • Stretched deer hide
  • Exhibit Upgrades
  • Costumes—animals, nature related jobs, scarves
  • Costume Accessories
  • Plastic Animals—Incredible Creatures from Safari
  • Magnifying Glasses
  • Water Table
  • Kodo Kids Materials
  • Wind Tunnel
  • Paracord
  • Chalkboard Signs for Tables
  • Acrylic Signs for Programs
  • Magnatiles
  • Discovery Windows
  • Mirrors
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Sorting Box
  • Two Way Microscopes
  • Animal Rescue Center
  • Cages, lab coats, animals, cloth band aids, transparencies, clip boards
  • Large Three Way Magnifiers
  • Burlap Touch And Feel Bags
  • Shadow Boxes/Display Boxes
  • Acrylic displays
  • Nature Inspired Lego Station
  • Identiflier and accessories
  • Professional Development
  • Conference attendance and travel cost fees
  • Professional books
  • Professional Organization Fees
  • NAI Books
  • Nature Center ANCA Books
  • Videos
  • Office Supplies
  • Postage
  • Thank You cards
  • Envelopes
  • Office Paper
  • Laminating Sheets
  • Card Stock
  • Color Printer and Ink
  • Oversized Laminating Machine
  • Laminating Rolls
  • Outdoor Playscape
  • Pump Works—KodoKids
  • Buckets
  • Shovels
  • Water Wall
  • Burlap Sacks
  • Rock Steps
  • Obstacle Course Items
  • Stick Connectors
  • Buckets
  • Shovels
    Containers and Storage
  • Wigwam
  • Signs for Play Areas
  • Children’s Tools
  • Partially Built Fort
  • Water Feature
  • Animals Sculptures
  • Environmental Art
  • Dino Digging Area
  • Sand Area
  • Whimsical Elements
  • Campfire Area
  • Bird Feeding Station
  • Bird Feed Sponsorship
  • Seasonal Rotating Exhibits
  • Children’s Books
  • Basket Weaving Materials
  • Beading Looms
  • Fire Starting Bows/Kits
  • Atlatls
  • Scat
  • Tracks 
  • Check Out BackPacks
  • Field Guides
  • Books
  • Binoculars
  • Tools
  • Plush Animals
  • Infant/Toddler Area
  • Mirrors
  • Natural Inspired Toys
  • Books
  • Infant foam block area
  • Technology
  • Overhead Projector
  • Handheld Tablets
  • Logistical Support
  • Totes, baskets, wooden bowls
  • Rolling Carts
  • Table Skirt
  • Woodlawn T-shirts/Polos
  • Name Tags
  • Long Term and/or Facility Needs
  • Extra sinks/bathroom stalls
  • Separate Classroom
  • Secured Storage Area
  • New Front Doors
  • Floors
  • Signs on Trails
  • Campfire Area
  • Solve Water Problem
  • Bird Station
  • Sponsorship of Animals
  • Professional Curator and Function Assessment
  • Forest/Land Management Plan
  • Consultant Fees for Exhibits and Center
  • Professionally Done Exhibits
  • Endowed Executive Director
  • Endowed Education Staff
  • Endowed Grounds/Facility Position

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