In this session pupils will learn about biodiversity, the importance of conservation of wildlife, how some insects live , how they adapt and what we can learn from them.
10 mins- Introduction to Centre leader. Name game energiser to quickly get to know each other.
15 mins Intro to Sustainability Ethics. Earth Care, People Care, Fair shares. Visual aids and board to engage and explain. Circle discussion.
Earth care: Importance of biodiversity. Looking after wildlife. How animals and insects work to find food, and adapt.
Fair share: How we share our resources during activities.
20 mins Wooly worms game. How birds find their food. How camouflage works. The predator and prey relationship. (key stage 1)
20 mins Nature scavenger hunt. Insect identification. How species adapt to survive and what we can learn from them. Biomimicry: looking at their qualities & functions, and how they can inspire design.
20 mins Bee game. How bees organise themselves. How they find food. What the different jobs are for different bees. What can we learn from them?
20 mins Mini bug hotels. ( If there is appropriate outside space and natural materials present). Creating small homes for insects using recycled and natural materials.
10 mins. People Care: Circle time with a critters based song. Using sticks to create rhythm.