Resources

Resources

Our Education Officers have designed a range of resources, suitable for all ages to enhance your visit to the Zoo. The trails and worksheets listed below encourage students to make observations and gather information as they explore. We hope they help to make your Zoo visit more enjoyable and worthwhile.

KS1

Baby Animals (for group leaders)
Fur, Feathers, Skin and Scales
Look and See
Movement

KS2

Animals at Risk
Animal Trail
Colour and Pattern
Fur, Feathers, Skin and Scales
Habitats and Adaptation
Movement
Tropical Forest

KS3 and 4

Adaptation
Conservation
Health and Safety
Maths
Scientific Enquiry
Tropical Forest Trail

The following five trails should enable you to disperse the students to five different
areas of the Zoo while allowing you to keep track of where they are. We suggest that at least
one member of staff is situated in each of the trail areas.

Savannah Habitat
Monkey Heights
Forest Habitat
Reptile Tropics and Desert House
Primley

Post-16

Classification of Animals
Conservation
Social Behaviour Study
General
Fascinating Footprints Trail
Green Facts Trail

If you would like copies, please contact the Education Department by telephone on 0844 474 2224.

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What You Say
Brilliant, loved every minute of it. Free activities throughout the day, must see the parrot show
Volunteers were very friendly and keen to share information about the animals.
Astounding zoo to explore, with a whole range of great habitats to gain insights from