Outreach Programs

We can bring science and history to you! Tyler’s educators will present discovery programs in the classroom at your school – an ideal option for winter. Programs are geared for classroom groups and feature extensive props and emphasize interactive hands-on participation. Discounts are available for more than one program during a visit.

You’ll find full details of our Pre-School and Kindergarten Field Trips in our fabulous new brochure, which you can download free here.

Pre-School and Kindergarten

Pre-School and Kindergarten

45 minutes, maximum 25 students per session

Creepy, Crawly Critters

Creepy, Crawly Critters

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.

Lenape Kids

Lenape Kids

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

Grades K-5

Grades K-5

1 hour, maximum 25 students per session

The Reason for a Flower - Community Read Initiative

The Reason for a Flower

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.

Book this program as a part of Longwood Garden’s Community Read initiative.

Incredible Insects

Incredible Insects

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

Land of the Lenape

Land of the Lenape

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.

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