Garden Tour Field Trips
A Garden Tour leads students on an interactive, multi-sensory journey to discover the history, philosophy and symbolism behind our Ming Dynasty scholar’s Garden and home.
This program is highly customizable and can be tied to a number of curriculum outcomes in subjects such as Social Studies, Arts Education, Language Arts and Science (early years),
Contact us to book a field trip. We look forward to welcoming you!
Garden Tour (All Grades)
60 minutes | $6 per student
A Chinese garden is so much more than a collection of plants and rocks. Enjoy a grade-appropriate, interactive tour of the Garden and learn about Ming Dynasty family life, philosophy, and arts.
Add Chinatown Walking Tour: $16 per student
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Creature Quest (K - Grade 3)
60 minutes | $8 per student
What animals are hiding within the garden walls? Through fun and interactive activities, explore the Garden and learn about the cultural significance of certain animals. Then go on a scavenger hunt and finish with an animal-themed craft to take home.
Take place-based learning to a new level!
Use our Garden for a variety of curriculum outcomes. In the past, teachers have used our space for meditation and mindfulness (Physical/Health Education); storytelling and poetry (English Language Arts); Chinese Language Arts and history; sketching and drawing (Arts Education) and much more. Contact us to coordinate a custom field trip that can help meet your teaching goals.