Ages 3 - 5.
DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins
OVERVIEW: How slimy is a snail? How many legs do tarantulas have? How do frogs eat? Learn all the answers and more in our Animal Explorer workshop.
Guided by your expert ZooLab Ranger, you'll meet a menagerie of reptiles, mammals, inverts, amphibians and arachnids while learning about growth, pet care, minibeasts and rainforests.
This fun and interactive workshop perfectly exemplifies why ZooLab is WILD about animals.
Key Workshop Objectives:
Identify characteristics of ZooLab’s animals
Encourage listening, participation and imagination
Explain the necessities for life
Introduce human lifecycles
Free Printable Resources
Animals often used in this workshop:
Animal requests will be accommodated where possible. Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee attendance.
Why learn through play?
UNICEF states that “play is one of the most important ways in which young children gain essential knowledge and skills”. This is particularly important during the Early Years/ EYFS stage where play is one of the main ways children learn, particularly while with their peers.
The benefits of learning through play does not stop at increasing knowledge of the subject area - play encourages creativity, enhances fine motor skills, increases attention span, nurtures imagination and helps to make sense of the world.