In Science and Technology this term, Year 2 are learning about living things and where they live (their habitats).
Living things move, grow, need food and water, reproduce and breathe.
Habitats are the natural home or environment of a living thing. For example, forests, deserts, oceans, wetlands, grasslands, mountains, fresh water and the north pole.
Within habitats, there are microhabitats. Microhabitats are small habitats. They are small places, but many animals can live there. For example, under logs, small clumps of grass, under rocks, under bushes, trees, flowers and a rock pool.
Last week, Year 2 predicted what animals they might find in microhabitats around our school. They then explored garden beds, pots, trees and small bushes with magnifying glasses to see what animals they could find.
Take a look at the photos below!
Click on the image below to play a game. Be a garden detective and find all the small creatures in the garden.
What animals did you find in our playground?
What animals have you found in a garden, park or beach?
What did you like about the Garden Detective game?