Find out how our lake system works and how it cleans the water that runs through our Gardens and how our lake system is a habitat for the plants and animals in the Marina Bay area.

Letters to David is a series of online children’s activities which you can download for free, for your visit to Gardens by the Bay. Download all 11 correspondences from David, the Botanist, to his friends around the world and see their replies. Within each letter, is something interesting for your child to learn in a different part of Gardens by the Bay.

What are you waiting for? Collect all the letters!

Letters to David : succelent

They will learn:

  • About plants and animals in the Gardens
  • About conservation and environmental responsibility
  • To develop investigative and problem-solving skills


For 4-9 years old.


Dragonfly Lake, Kingfisher Lake


30 minutes


Free (Excludes admission into paid attraction)


Sustainability, Science

Download the "Our Lake System" activity sheet here and the instruction sheet for educators here.


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