Australian Walkabout

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Session Outline

This session takes place in the Wallaby and Emu's walkthrough enclosure, where children will learn about their habitat and adaptations, with the use of animal artefacts such as emu feathers that the children can touch.


  • Understand the term ‘habitat’

  • Understand the basic requirements needed within a habitat to help animals survive

  • Understand how different animals have different adaptations

  • Understand the importance of camouflage


Curriculum Links

Science (KS1) 

  • Animals, including humans
  • Living things and their habitat

Science (KS2)

  • Living things and their habitat
  • Evolution and inheritance

Geography (KS2)

  • Locational knowledge
  • Human and physical geography