Field Trips

Distance Learning Resources

Learn about the habitats and amazing adaptations of newts and banana slugs found at Filoli. Read about the creatures, watch a video filmed at Filoli, and then complete a worksheet. Content is designed for 2nd-5th graders and can be used by families looking for enriching activities or by teachers planning NGSS aligned curriculum.

BANANA SLUG ACTIVITY AND VIDEO
Banana Slug Activity Standards For Teachers

NEWT ACTIVITY AND VIDEO
Newt Activity Standards For Teachers

Field Trips

Students enjoy Filoli and its unique, bountiful resources through interactive programming and hands–on learning designed just for them. On their field trip, students will use all their senses to observe art and nature, take time to draw and reflect, and will be given opportunities to inquire and discover. With four programs to choose from, Filoli offers schools a range of experiences for their students to participate in throughout their elementary school education.

  • House & Garden Experience: K – 5th Grades
  • Patterns in the Garden: K – 2nd Grades
  • Plein Air Art Exploration: 3rd – 8th Grades
  • Nature Hike: 3rd – 5th Grades