Teaching and Activities
Read Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson and think about how animal babies are sometimes different from their parents. Make first hand observations of caterpillars growing and turning into butterflies. Re-unite and match baby animals to their grown-ups. Play an animal match memory game, order life cycles, go on a caterpillar hunt and create their own butterflies using ICT and symmetry painting.
To understand that not all baby animals look like the adult animals.
- Understand that not all baby animals look like the adult.
- Match baby and adult animals and talk about what is the same and what is different about the two.
- Talk about and explain their observations and thoughts based on their own experiences.