Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden Learning Program



The Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden Learning Program at the Adelaide Botanic Garden is available for early years groups from schools and pre-schools across South Australia.

This program has been designed to align with the National Early Years Learning Framework. It provides children aged four-to-six years with hands on experiences in an engaging outdoor learning environment.

Children will undertake activities that utilise play and exploration, exciting their natural sense of wonder and engaging all the senses.

The Kitchen Garden will showcase the benefits of growing fresh, healthy produce to the whole community instilling healthy habits from a young age.

The general public are welcome to visit the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden when sessions are not being held.


Little Sprouts Learning sessions are free to attend for pre-school and school groups. The sessions are 60 minutes in duration and led by a qualified Kitchen Garden Educator.

Download the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden Learning Program booklet for more information.

School and pre-school bookings for sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays can now be made for 2017. 

Book for Terms 3 and 4, 2017.

Please note that our minimum group size is 12 and our maximum group size is 30 children for each session.

Little Sprouts Educator Workshop

Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden Educator Workshop

Date: Friday 3 November
Time: 9am to 3pm
Where: Adelaide Botanic Garden, Goodman Building Lecture Theatre, Hackney Road
Cost: $80 (+booking fee)
Bookings: Head to our Eventbrite page

The Botanic Gardens of South Australia are facilitating a professional development workshop to support and inspire educators to connect children with kitchen
The workshop will feature a range of presentations and discussions including:
  • Sophie Thompson (ABC’s Gardening Australia, author, newspaper columnist for the Sunday Mail and Weekender Herald) - Habitat Gardens - how to bring in the good guys and deal with the bad guys.
  • NRM Education will lead an interactive session about common local native plants that are edible. The session will include how to care for the plants, fun learning ideas and what other learning sites have done.
  • The Botanic Gardens of South Australia's Kitchen Garden team will take participants through the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden and discuss learning opportunities designed to engage children in this wonderful environment.
The workshop will also provide an opportunity for participants to share practice and talk with fellow educators from other sites.

Contact us

For alternative arrangements or other enquiries, please contact:

Kitchen Garden Education
(08) 8222 9343

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