Hot Art

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Session outline

See the diversity of plants from the rainforest and desert, and get arty!  Practise your creative skills with fun drawing exercises led by one of the Botanic Garden team.  Go on a hunt for colourful leaves in the Lily House and see some of nature’s strangest examples.  Explore the Palm House looking for plants in each layer of the rainforest and make a multi-layered drawing to take away.  Finish the session by exploring the Arid House, to look for diverse plant shapes in the desert.

Session length: 1 hour 45 mins

Download a map of the Garden.

 

Curriculum links

Curriculum links Key Stage 1

Art: Exploring and developing ideas, investigating and making art
Science Year 1: structure of plants
Science Year 2: plants and their habitats

Curriculum links Key Stage 2

Art: Exploring and developing ideas, investigating and making art
Geography: climate zones
Science Year 4: plants in the environment
Science Year 6: plants adapted to their environments