Relation to Curriculum in England: = Art = Design & Technology = Geography = Science
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Activity One - Rainforest Habitats Collage

Activity 1
Rainforest Habitats Collage

  • Sc2/2.1b identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other
  • Sc2/2.1c identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitat
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Activity Two - Amazon Rainforest Map

Activity 2
Amazon Rainforest Map

  • Ge1/1.1a name and locate the world’s 7 continents and 5 oceans
  • Ge1/1.3a identify the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles
  • Ge1/1.4a use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage
Activity Three - Chameleon Camouflage

Activity 3
Chameleon Camouflage

  • DT1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour
Activity Four - Create A Rainforest

Activity 4
Create A Rainforest

  • Suitable container
  • Small rocks
  • Soil
  • Suitable plants, for example: ferns
  • Water spray
  • Animal figurine (optional)
  • Sc2/1.4 identifying and classifying
  • Sc2/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Sc2/2.1c identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats
Documentaries

Sir David Attenborough: Planet Earth

Sir David Attenborough: The Life Collection

Theses series both have beautiful imagery and wonderful explanations about a range of animals in their different habitats.

Activity One - Rainforest Habitats Collage
Activity 1
Rainforest Habitats Collage
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc2/2.1b identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other
  • Sc2/2.1c identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitat
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Downloads:
Activity Two - Amazon Rainforest Map
Activity 2
Amazon Rainforest Map
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ge1/1.1a name and locate the world’s 7 continents and 5 oceans
  • Ge1/1.3a identify the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles
  • Ge1/1.4a use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage
Downloads:
Activity Three - Chameleon Camouflage
Activity 3
Chameleon Camouflage
Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • DT1/1.4b explore and use mechanisms, in their products
  • Ar1/1.3 to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour
Downloads:
Activity Four - Create A Rainforest
Activity 4
Create A Rainforest
Practical Resources:
  • Suitable container
  • Small rocks
  • Soil
  • Suitable plants, for example: ferns
  • Water spray
  • Animal figurine (optional)
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc2/1.4 identifying and classifying
  • Sc2/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Sc2/2.1c identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats
Downloads:
Documentaries

Sir David Attenborough: Planet Earth

Sir David Attenborough: The Life Collection

Theses series both have beautiful imagery and wonderful explanations about a range of animals in their different habitats.

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