Play 'What animal am I?' and learn about the differences between birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates. Sort the animals into groups according to their features, using questions such as: Do they have fur or no fur? Dangerous or tame? Feathers or no feathers? Consider why some animals are kept as pets and others aren't. Then design your own imaginary pet!
i) Identify, name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals.
ii) Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
iii) Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets).
- Use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
- Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways.
- Perform simple tests.