Description :

Investigate some of the creatures that share our garden and discover why plants attract or repel these creatures.

Children will explore how insects and other invertebrates live in the Gardens and help plants to grow. They will engage their senses as they go on a discovery walk, and learn about worm farming.

Students will

  • Use their senses to explore the Gardens
  • Observe plant and animal interactions
  • Investigate pond aquatic invertebrates 

Key focuses

  • Relationship between plants and invertebrates
  • How invertebrates help gardens to grow

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 30 students per class.