SEN Workshops

SEN Workshops More than 1/6th of children/young people are recognised as Special Educational Needs (SEN) at some stage. For children with SEN we take a different approach with our sessions as children with learning difficulties or disabilities find it more difficult to access education in the same way as someone else their own age. We […]

Seasonal Story Shows

Seasonal Story Shows If you are looking for a highly captivating way of introducing animals to young children our Seasonal Story Shows are ideal, especially for large groups.  At Christmas, Halloween and Easter we offer a themed animal show that is both educational and fun. All stories are designed to be a fun way of […]

Skeletons and Teeth

Humans and certain species of animals are able to move around everyday because we are supported by an internal skeleton (a skeleton on the inside) all vertebrates (animals with a spine) such as fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds all look very different to each other at first glance but surprisingly share some basic characteristics. […]

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal animals are more active at night, Diurnal animals are more active during the day and Crepuscular animals are most active at dusk and dawn. Nocturnal animals sleep during the day, usually in a burrow or den. Nocturnal animals are mostly present in hotter climates to escape the heat although it can be to evade […]

Rainforests

Rainforests are found all along the equator, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America. Rainforests currently only take up 2% of the world but receive the largest amount of rainfall. There are four layers of the Rainforest, Emergent Layer, Canopy Layer, Understory and the Forest Floor. The Emergent layer is the tops of the tallest trees, […]

Animals and Facts

Our Animals and Facts workshop is great as a general introduction to animals for people of all ages. Our Experts are all about animals facts and love answering questions. So if you are full of questions, ask away! We are familiar with the very wildest animals, down to our close animal friends. At an early age, we […]

Classifications

Classification (or Taxonomy in biology) is the term used to put living things in different groups based on their shared characteristics; this includes all Animals and Plants. Having different Classification groups helps scientists to identify and categorise different animals to their respective species. It will also give clues to the origins of new species as […]

Adaptations

Animals adapt to their environment to survive. These can be anatomical (structural), behavioural or physiological Adaptations. The anatomical Adaptations are the physical features of the animals. Examples are a cat’s claw, a rabbit’s back legs or the shape of an animal. Behavioural Adaptations can be skills passed down from parents. They can also be learnt […]

Habitats

Habitats vary dramatically depending on the animal. Every animal has its own specific requirements & needs that must be met in order to survive. Some may like it dry, warm and cosy, while others prefer it cold, damp and dark. We explore the many different animals and discover their needs. Some are very tolerant and […]

Mini Beasts

Mini-beast is the term used to identify many different types of arthropods and invertebrates. Or simply put, a small animal. Examples of Mini-Beasts including spiders, millipedes, wasps, worms, beetles, flies and thousands more exist all over the world. Britain alone has 40,000 known species of Mini-Beast. Mini-Beasts are better known as invertebrates (without a backbone). To […]