Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Who lives in the Gardens? Explore the different habitats of creatures big and small during a facilitated walk with a ranger.

Discover what makes each habitat a successful home for a range of Aussie animals.

Play with creatures made out of natural materials to investigate what different animals need from their environment.

You can also take a pack of natural materials away to make your own creatures back at school.

Suitable for

  • Tick icon Preschool to Year 2


1 hour


$7.25 per student

Maximum number of students


Curriculum links


  • ACSHE013: Science involves exploring and observing the world using the senses
  • ACSSU002: Living things have basic needs, including food and water
  • ACSIS011: Explore and make observations by using the senses
  • ACSIS012: Share observations and ideas.

Year 1

  • ACSSU017: Living things have a variety of external features
  • ACSSU211: Living things live in different places where their needs are met.

Year 2

  • ACSSU030: Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves
  • ACSIS037: Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events.