Scents and Senses

Description :

Explore the natural beauty of the Cranbourne Gardens using all five senses. Meander through the Australian Garden, observing and interacting with the iconic native plants. Delve into the treasure box, a collection of animal skulls, scats and seed pods. Immerse yourself in the environment and connect with country, students will have the opportunity to ochre paint the rocks and complete the sensory journey with a taste of lemon myrtle tea.

Students will

  • Investigate skulls, seedpods and scats
  • Stamp handprints from ochre
  • Sample a taste of lemon myrtle tea

Key focuses

  • Sensory experience
  • Engaging the five senses
  • Experimental and exploratory play

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)


Cranbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Early Childhood


$16.50 Per Student


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