Garden Art

Description :

Get creative and make art using natural resources.

Students will engage their senses as they explore how biology and art can interact. They will identify different patterns in nature and draw inspiration from the natural world to create their own artwork.

Students will

  • Discuss examples of how artists respond to and are inspired by nature
  • Create leaf rubbing artworks to take home
  • Use collected natural materials to create a collage or mandala

Key focuses

  • STEAM education
  • Patterns, cycles and spirals in nature
  • Interconnections between art, wellbeing and nature
  • Ways in which people are inspired by nature

Curriculum Links

  • Level F-2 Visual Art and Science
  • Level 3-4 Visual Art
  • Level 5-6 Visual Art and Science
Teacher Resources

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


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Foundation to Year 6


$16.50 Per Student


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