Garden Art

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Garden Art (F–6)

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.

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Melbourne Gardens

Year level

Foundation to Year 6

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 – including the Fibonacci sequence
  • 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

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours)

Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Education entrance, Observatory House

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