Living things and their habitats: habitats

This resource provides a selection of lesson plans, worksheets and teachers notes relating to living things and their habitats in Year Two. They include activities which help explain the life processes common to all living things and how we work out what’s alive and what’s not? Children also collect specimens and sort them into categories, investigate habitats and food chains and design and make a bug hotel made up of different microhabitats to encourage a variety of creatures to live there.

Activities are:

  • Dead or alive!
  • Microhabitats
  • Go large!
  • Food chains
  • Designing a bug hotel
  • Making a bug hotel

This resource has been provided by Hamilton Trust.






Provided by Hamilton Trust, these sessions have been written in line with the new national curriculum (published in 2013).

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