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Grade 2 - 3

Botanical Gardens

Did you know that clay is actually a type of soil? It’s found near water and can be used to make a wide variety of useful objects, from bricks and dishes to vases and sculpture. Learn about plants, soils, and animals as they appear in our collection.

  • Links: Visual Arts, Science and Technology
  • Studio project: A clay pot in the form of an animal (can be used to plant a small seed)

Students will participate in a tour followed by a hands-on clay class in our studios


Program Details

$15*Full-Day Program
$9*Half-Day Program
$6Guided Tour
Free **Unguided Tour

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1. Rabbit Tureen (detail), England, London, Chelsea, c.1755-1756, Purchased with a gift from Dr. Walter S. Bloom and Carol Bloom Koffler in memory of their mother, Adele S. Bloom, a collector and connoisseur of English porcelain; with a grant from the Government of Canada, Ministry of Communications under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act and with the assistance of the Tecolote Foundation