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We're Going on an Animal Hunt

EYFS, KS 1, Early Years, First Stage.

Ages 2 - 5

DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins

OVERVIEW: Get your walking boots on and come face to face with an array of amazing animals! This story-based workshop based on a classic children’s book takes children on a fantastic animal hunt.

Their ZooLab presenter will take them through grass, a river, mud, a forest and even a snowstorm!

Using animals, stories and rhymes helps promote language, physical, social and emotional development.

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Learning Outcomes
  • All children will observe the animals.

  • Most children will interact with the animals and be able to answer simple questions about them.

  • Most children will understand that the animals come from different habitats.

  • Some children will be able to use suggestions from the rhyme and the ranger to guess at the animals we might find.

You'll get to meet some of these animals:

Free Printable Resources with every workshop

Free printable educational resource pack
Free printable educational resource pack

“Our EYFS team had the most amazing and enjoyable experience with ZooLab. Rob was extremely engaging with the children, and he was fantastic with our children who had SEND needs.”

Morpeth Stobhillgate First School

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Why learn through storytelling?

Using storytelling as a mechanism in teaching involves structuring learning around a narrative. It helps children (and adults) make sense of issues and topics by engaging them in a story, making facts easier to remember and participants more open to learning.

The benefits of learning through storytelling does not stop at increasing knowledge of the subject area - storytelling encourages creativity, expands vocabulary, increases attention span and helps to reinforce morals.

Curriculum Outcomes England & Wales

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Curriculum Outcomes Scotland

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Meet the gang!
A little girl sits crosslegged whilst surrounded by ZooLab's animal characters

Our ZooLab characters are excited to meet you!

Meet the animals
Giant African land snail

Get in the know before getting up-close and hands-on

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Meet the Rangers

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ZooLab Ranger Eleanor
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