KS2 - Needs of wild animals

How would you describe the needs of wild animals to someone that has never visited this planet before? This activity gets pupils thinking about what animals need, from somewhere to live to the kind of company they need. This lesson introduces the concept of grouping/classification and making keys. It encourages pupils to make observations about a variety of organisms.



  • Science
  • ICT
  • Habitats

Included in this lesson plan:

  • Starter activity
  • Main activity
  • Plenary activity
  • Curriculum objectives
  • Learning outcomes
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet


Download full lesson plan: Needs of wild animals (Word 370KB)

Other useful downloads: 

Worksheet: Animals (PDF 392KB)