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Lesson Two – Bird Tables

This curriculum topic teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to explore and record different ways of caring for British birds during the winter. The class can identify and explain how birds are the same or different as other types of animals seen in gardens.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record different ways of caring for British birds during the winter

Learning Objectives

Know about similarities and differences in relation to living things. Talk about the features of their own immediate environment.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how birds are the same or different from other animals. I can describe how winter makes it difficult for animals to feed.

Bird Tables

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and record different ways of caring for British birds during the winter

British Birds

Display posters to help the children identify and describe common British birds that might visit a garden

Bird Watching

Activity to help the children identify and record some of the birds that they can see in the school grounds visiting a bird table

Bird Tables

Interactive activity to help the children explore and record different ways of caring for British birds during the winter

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record different ways of caring for British birds during the winter

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