With 55 acres of plants from around the world, the Garden is a vital resource for schools, community groups, and families in search of immersive educational experiences in the natural world
*Due to impacts of the COVID pandemic, we are currently only offering self-guided visits to the Garden. Teachers are welcome to bring students of all ages and admission is free.
Be sure to take a look at these great resources to help you make the most of your visit!
Self Guided Visit Resources
Nature Explorers Activity Sheets – multilingual, Grades K-8
Teacher’s Guide - includes printable pages and suggestions to create nature booklets
Redwood Scavenger Hunt – multilingual, preK-2
Colorful images help engage your students’ senses, with text in English, Spanish and Chinese. Print your own or request a booklet for each chaperone to borrow for your visit
Preschool Adventure Kits
Introduction to using sketching to build observation skills in the Garden. Includes general guidance and simple rubrics for five observation activities.
Habitats and Adaptations – Grades 6-12
Designed for older students, these printable pages encourage observation and reflection on plant adaptations and habitats in the Garden.
The Children’s Garden is a great place for students to explore and learn in a hands-on setting. If you’d like to know more about visiting, please contact Nichole at firstname.lastname@example.org
Although we aren’t able to offer guided walks at this time, you can still access our teacher materials for the Nature Detectives Guided Walk program here: