Introduction to the Gardens

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Introduction to the Gardens

Engage your senses and explore the wonderful sights, sounds and stories of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s Melbourne Gardens.

As children explore the treasures of the Gardens, they will be introduced to an array of plants that make up the Gardens and discover some of the wildlife that lives here.

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Year Level

Early Childhood 

Students will

  • Make potpourri to take home
  • Discuss what plants need to grow
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key focuses

  • Exploration through storytelling
  • Hands-on experiential garden-based activities
  • Seasonal changes in the garden

Curriculum Links

Supports outcomes from the Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours) Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Education entrance, Observatory House

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