Project Godwit has produced a pack of materials for Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers.
We hope these materials provide information and ideas for using wetlands as a term topic, and introducing classes to the people, habitats and animals of the Fens, including the very special black-tailed godwit.
Download complete pack (39MB)
Available end of October 2019
- Introduction: why wetlands make a good classroom topic
- Background info: a primer for teachers on wetlands, the Fens and fen wildlife
- Curriculum links: how each of the lesson plans links to the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum
Classroom activities, wall displays and worksheets
Ideas for cross-curricular classroom activities and wall displays inspired by the wetland theme.
And 15 worksheets that use a wetland theme to explore word play, poetry, maths, animal anatomy, food webs, life cycles and more.
An animation following a black-tailed godwit as she finds her feet in her fenland home. Features:
- Life cycle of a bird
- Animals of the Fens
- Habitats of the Fens
- Threats to wildlife
- Importance of helping those around us