Science KS1 / KS2: Wildlife in our gardens

What types of wildlife live in our garden?

This clip shows different animals that you might find during the day and night, including birds, hedgehogs, insects and foxes.

This is from the series: Wonders of Nature

Teacher Notes

This clip could be used in the classroom or in an assembly as a way of starting a conversation or as inspiration for artwork, poems or stories.

Questions could include: "How many animals can you name from this clip?

What animals have you seen in your garden at home? Can you name some of the animals you saw?

What part of the garden do they like and why do they go there?

How might you help the birds that come to your garden? What do they need to live?"

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching Science and Geography. This topic appears in KS1 and KS2 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and Early and First level and Second Level in Scotland.

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