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Ben in the Glen

EYFS, KS1. Early Years, First Stage.

Ages 1 - 5

DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins

OVERVIEW:  Follow Ben through the glen as he explores the changes of the seasons and the variety of wildlife at different times of year. You get to discover our ZooLab animals!

As Ben learns about the world around him, he records his findings in his nature book. What will you discover?

Learning Outcomes
  • Teaches about the different seasons and how the wildlife lives in its habitats.

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

“Jack was great with the children. I like that he gave them clear rules to follow. The story was great and pitched at their level using a familiar story.”

PlayCentre Pre-School


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.

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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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