Learning cards and nature trails
Free resources to use on your family visit to Kew Gardens.
Discover the stories behind some of our most fascinating plants and fungi at Kew Gardens.
Download our family-friendly learning cards and seasonal nature trails to use while you explore.
Plant adaptations (ages 0 – 3)
Explore different habitats in the Gardens
Plant adaptations (ages 3 – 7)
Think about why plants adapt
Plant adaptations (ages 7 –14)
Explore how plants overcome challenges in their environment
Plants in danger (ages 0 – 3)
Explore some threats to plants, including climate change and pests.
Plants in danger (ages 3 – 7)
Follow in the footsteps of a plant scientist to discover what threatens plants and how to protect them.
Plants in danger (ages 7 –14)
Embark on an expedition and make a record of the threatened plants you find.
Plant families (ages 0 – 3)
Discover different ways to group plants by their characteristics.
Plant families (ages 3 – 7)
Look around you and see what plants are related to each other.
Plant families (ages 7 –14)
Learn how to group plants together by family.
Food (ages 0 – 3)
Find plants at Kew that are used in food.
Food (ages 3 – 7)
What plants do you eat and which parts of the plant are edible?
Food (ages 7 –14)
Think about what makes a plant edible.
Enjoy the sounds, colours and smells of summer on your next adventure.
Get set to explore and find vibrant trees, fantastic fungi and signs of autumn.
Start at Victoria Gate and find lions, temples, serpents and knobbly knees along the trail.
Discover magical trees, animal habitats and seasonal delights along our spring trail.