Education

Discovery and Nature Play

PK-1 grade $7/student minimum 10 Tues-Sat 9A-4P 2HR

Bring your students to our new Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden where our educators will engage them in a variety of fun activities as they learn, explore, and create.

Choose the focus of your Discovery and Nature Play adventure:

  • Walking Through History
  • Insects Up Close
  • Math in the Gardens
  • Roots and Shoots
  • Splash! Grant Freshwater Education
  • Choose the structure of your Discovery and Nature Play adventure:

  • One hour of free nature play with extra-staffed activities in Hammock Hollow and a trip to the Singing Tower to feed the koi.
  • One hour of educator-facilitated hands-on activities in the Gardens and one hour of free nature play in Hammock Hollow or a trip to the Singing Tower to feed the koi.
  • One hour of educator-facilitated hands-on activities in the Gardens and one hour of free nature play with extra-staffed activities in Hammock Hollow.
  • Hammock Hollow has misters, fountains, and a water pump, so your students will get wet if you let them!


    Best suited to Pre-Kindergarten through 1st grade.

    Walking Through History:
    Social Studies: SS.K.A.2.1, SS.K.A.2.4, SS.K.E.1.1, SS.K.G.1.2,
    SS.1.A.2.1, SS.1.A.2.2, SS.1.A.2.4, SS.1.C.2.3, SS.1.C.2.4

    Insects Up Close:
    Science: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.K.N.1.1, SC.K.N.1.2, SC.K.N.1.5, SC.1.E.5.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.L.14.1
    SC.1.L.17.1

    Math in the Gardens:
    Math: MAFS.K.CC.3.6, MAFS.K.G.1.2, MAFS.K.G.2.5, MAFS.K.MD.1.2, MAFS.K.MD.1.a, MAFS.1.G.1.1,
    MAFS.1.G.1.3, MAFS.1.MD.1.1, MAFS.1.MD.1.a, MAFS.1.MD.3.4

    Roots and Shoots:
    Science: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.K.N.1.2, SC.K.N.1.4, SC.K.N.1.5, SC.1.E.5.3, SC.1.E.6.1,
    SC.1.L.14.1, SC.1.L.14.2, SC.1.L.17.1

    Splash! Grant Freshwater Education:
    Science: SC.K.L.14.3, SC.K.N.1.1, SC.K.N.1.2, SC.K.N.1.3,
    SC.K.N.1.5, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.E.6.2, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.1.N.1.3