Wonderful Water

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Wonderful Water

Learn the importance of water conservation and how plants adapt to changing environments.

Through a playful exploration of the Melbourne Gardens, children will be introduced to the connections between water and living things and how plants can survive in hot and dry climates. Along their exploration they will discover wetlands, floating leaves and help water plants in the Kitchen Garden.

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Melbourne Gardens 

Year Level 

Early Childhood


Terms 1, 2 and 4

Students will

  • Discuss what plants need to grow
  • Talk about how to save water  
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key focuses

  • Water play
  • Water cycle
  • Importance of water

Curriculum Links

This program supports outcomes from the Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework


Melbourne Gardens

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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