Lesson Plans and Activities - Preschool

Leaf Sorting - Practice categorization by comparing, contrasting, and drawing the native plants in our Nature Gardens!



My Wild L.A. - Tell your story about L.A. nature and use it to develop a narrative work and inspire a research project!



A Rocky Rainbow - Explore the colorful world of gems and minerals!

Math Rocks! - Introduce measuring and graphing in a hands-on way using our specimens.

Natural Opposites - Rocks are a great place to discover naturally occurring opposites.



Paleontological Practice  - Explore dinosaurs using a KWL approach and make guided observations using a scavenger hunt for the Dinosaur Hall.