45 minutes, maximum 25 students per session

Learn why bugs are so important in our world. Build a felt spider and butterfly and then dress up like a bug to explore adaptations that help these creepy crawlies survive.

Through artifacts and stories, learn about Lenape customs and the role children played in the family.

1 hour, maximum 25 students per session

Inspired by The Reason for a Flower by Ruth Heller, we’ll learn the parts of a flower and the life cycle of a plant through this hands-on and inquiry based lesson. Dissect a flower to learn the different parts, perform a pollination skit. learn about seed dispersal and investigate real seeds from a diverse range of Tyler Arboretum’s plants and trees.

Through models, specimens, and role playing, students learn about the amazing adaptations and diversity in the insect world.

Experience the daily life of Lenape families who lived in our region 1,000 years ago. Learn how they used native plants and animals for shelters, gardening, hunting, cooking, tools, and clothing.