Children's Garden Discovery

Description :

Come on a play-based, sensory exploration of the Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden and discover how nature play can be incorporated into Early Learning Centres.
Children will explore and discover the plants and landscapes in the Children’s Garden and beyond and use their ideas and imagination to create a play space using natural materials from our Garden.

Students Will

  • Use all their senses to explore the Children's Garden
  • Imagine and create with natural materials to design and build cubbies
  • Plant an indigenous seedling

Key focuses

  • Child-led play in nature
  • Connections to nature
  • Garden spaces design
Available in terms 1, 2 and 4.

Curriculum Links

All Early Childhood Programs support outcomes from the Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework: Identity; Community; Wellbeing; Learning; Communication 

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Early Childhood


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.