Wildlife Garden Explorers

Event information

Event type: Workshop

Location: Darwin Centre atrium

Suitable for: early years foundation stage (five years and under), key stage 1 (ages 5-7)

Capacity: 35 students

Duration: 45 minutes

Ticket prices:

£3 per student
Booking required

Take on the role of an explorer and go on a magical adventure in the Museum’s Wildlife Garden.

Pupils will be provided with explorer hats, magnifying glasses and special explorer booklets to discover the amazing biodiversity of the Museum’s beautiful Wildlife Garden.

The session is facilitated by an enthusiastic and experienced science educator. Pupils will learn how to explore nature and enjoy discovering the diverse world of plants and minibeasts. They will be encouraged to make observations and to share their ideas as a group.

Teachers and accompanying adults will also be provided with explorer kits to support their adventure with their pupils.

Learning themes: using the senses, plants and animals in their local environment, minibest, habitats and homes, leaf colours and shapes, variation among plants and animals, biodiversity

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (537KB)

Additional information for booked school groups

This outdoor activity runs in all weather conditions. Please ensure your students bring appropriate clothing.

Event dates

How to book

To book this workshop available at our Museum in South Kensington, call our school bookings team on +44(0)20 7942 5555.

Please read the pre-booking checklist (pdf 69kB) before you phone.

Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00.

Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.

Essential information

Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from where to go for lunch to completing a risk assessment.