Animals Primary Resources

Guide children in learning more about wildlife with our Animals primary resources for Science.

These are great tool for helping your pupils understand more about habitats, wild places and the food chain.

Covering different classifications of animals; useful for exploring different features of animal classes, inherited traits and Darwin’s theory of evolution, National Geographic Kids offers a combination of fascinating written features and stunning photography to help you plan your classes.

Our free resources cover a range of KS1 and KS2 Science objectives from the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, including the identification of a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores and describing the basic survival needs of animals.


Harp Seal Primary Resource

Get the lowdown on these amazing Arctic animals…
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Pig Facts Primary Resource

How much do you know about these surprising swine?
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?

Red Wolves Primary Resource

Learn all about these beautiful, rare animals…

Sun Bear Primary Resource

Discover the secrets of these super-cute creatures…

Spider Facts Primary Resource

Learn about our planet’s awesome arachnids…

Seahorse Primary Resource

Get the lowdown on these cool, quirky sea creatures!

Shark Personalities Primary Resource

Find out the truth about these incredible sea creatures…

Nocturnal Creatures Primary Resource

Venture into the night to meet some wonderful wildlife…


Buzz about bees!

Be amazed by these incredible insects…

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Giant Panda Rescue: primary resource

Explore the needs of giant pandas and the threats they face in the wild

Lion Family Pride: Primary Resource

Discover how lions live and work together in the savannah

Sea turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Polar Bear Primary Resource

Learn all about this Arctic animal

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Life in the rainforest primary resource

Discover the animals, insects, plants and people that make the African rainforest their home

War Horses: WWI primary resource

Discover more about how these animal heroes helped soldiers in World War I

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Wolf language and communication

Explore how wolves use their voices, body language and odour to talk to one another

Giraffe Primary Resource

Learn about the giraffe’s amazing adaptations and super survival skills…

Asian elephants primary resource

Explore the environment and habitats of Asian elephants and the problems they face

Insect safari: Science primary resource

Discover different species of insects found in the UK

Manta Ray Facts: Science primary resource

Discover ‘7 cool facts’ about this endangered sea creature

Snakes primary resource

Discover some surprising facts about different snakes from around the world

Animal myths: Fact or fiction primary resource

Evaluate evidence to discover the truth behind five super weird animal tales

Reptile facts: Science primary resource

Learn about the different features and characteristics of reptiles

Sea safari: Animals primary resource

Find out what’s lurking in the mangroves of Mauritius

Save our sharks primary resource

Learn about the some of the rarest UK shark species

Black rhino primary resource

Join us on a rhino tracking adventure in Malawi!

Dogs to the rescue: Science primary resource

Learn about the long history that humans have with dogs and how they help us

Siberian tiger primary resource

Learn how Siberian tigers are adapted for their environment

Extinct animals primary resource

Meet eight awesome species whose existence came to a tragic end…

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