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Henry's Senses

EYFS, KS 1. Early Years, First Stage.

Ages 1 - 5

DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins


OVERVIEW: Our story is about Henry (and his pet rat, called Beans). Together, they learn about all they animals that they meet whilst exploring local habitats, big and small! 


Henry learns about senses and how animals use them with their surroundings. Children will be able to relate them to their own and have an opportunity to explore senses (but not taste, yuck) with some members of ZooLab’s animal team.

Learning Outcomes
  • Teaches about different habitats and how animals use their senses in their environments.

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 ZooLab Ranger was amazing! She managed the students very well and kept them engaged. The students came out of the workshop buzzing with excitement."

ACS Egham International 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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