Botanical Garden Teacher’s Resources

The People & Plants Expedition!

Teachers, engage your students in learning at the New Orleans Botanical Garden!
The activities in the People & Plants Field Guide is great for fourth and fifth grades. There is a range of content areas covered so you can pick the activities that best meet your students’ needs, or do them all! These booklets can very easily be adapted for younger students as well so any elementary aged student can enjoy being a scientist at the Botanical Garden.

Additional resources available by request:

• Scientific Observation Worksheet: Critters
• Scientific Observation Worksheet: Flowers
• Be a Detective: Evidence of Animals Worksheet
• Insect Scavenger Hunt
• Animal Scavenger Hunt
• Useful Plants Scavenger Hunt
• Rose Scavenger Hunt
• Leaf/Bark Rubbing Sheet

Reservations are required; to inquire or register your class for a People & Plants Expedition please contact Dov at (504)483-9470 or Cost is $4 per student. Teachers/Chaperones are free. Please plan to pay at the gift shop when you arrive for your expedition.

New Orleans Botanical Garden
Outdoor Art Creator
Open to girls, grades 2 – 3
Come explore and let your inner artist be inspired by the New Orleans Botanical Garden. During this workshop Girl Scouts will go on a nature walk, make a garden-inspired gift, dance or make music outdoors, take some photographs or create their own picture, and design something from nature. All requirements for the Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge are met during this workshop.
When: Call or email to schedule.
Where: New Orleans Botanical Garden, 5 Victory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
Fee: $15 per girl, $4 per adult (free to two troop leaders/adults)
Capacity: Minimum 10/Maximum 20
Registration Instructions: Advance registration required. Contact Dov Block 504-483-9470 or for more information.
Note: Outdoor Art Explorer Badge is not included.



Originally built to give boaters a place to take cover while waiting out a rain shower, the Storyland gazebo is more than 100 years old! Today, the antique gazebo is used for birthday parties in Storyland.