Pinecrest Gardens Search & Find: A guided tour of the garden equipped with a seasonal scavenger hunt. Learn about the history, the plants and the habitats of Pinecrest Gardens with our Search & Find Program
5 Senses in the Garden: Use your five senses to explore Pinecrest Gardens. Through guided activities, learn how we use all of our senses every day, especially in nature! Become a Sensory Scientist in this program!
Plant Parts & Pollination: Flowering plants and pollination go hand in hand. Learn about the different types of pollinators, how a plant gets pollinated, what pollination is, and why! Students become field scientists as we observe pollinators on flowers, learn about plant reproduction, and use all of our senses to discover plant parts in the Learning Garden.
The Garden's Art: After learning about art in nature, students will have a guided tour of Pinecrest Gardens, learning about the history and features of the garden. Then, students will spend time in nature drawing something that inspires them today. Art and Nature go hand in hand, and this lesson plan discovers how!
Native & Non-Native (grades 3 to 5): Explore native and non-native species of the Garden in this guided or self-guided field trip. Learn about Ethnobotany, the relationship between people and plants, and imagine what it would be like to live in South Florida before modern times. Could you survive on only native and non-native plants? Become an explorer and learn what plants could help you survive.
Pinecrest Gardens Discovery Journal: Enjoy a reflective and meditative morning in the garden with a guided or self-guided garden discovery and nature journaling field trip. Observe flora, fauna, colors and patterns throughout the garden and let the journal prompt your creativity.