For animal-related science activities, try gregodowd's Safari Survival, which uses animal examples to explore speed-distance-time equations, or the Woodland Trust's creepy crawlies top-trump cards. Alternatively, encourage pupils to explore their environment through the Wildlife Watch, the Wildlife Trust's junior branch. www.wildlife watch.org.uk
For a fun look at the Industrial Revolution's effect on everyday life, try leighbee23's visual activity, which uses a famous Punch cartoon to unearth the shift in the way people conducted themselves.
"Hedgerow" winter workshops are being offered by the Organic Milk Suppliers Co-operative to encourage pupils aged seven to 11 to engage with conservation issues. The programme will visit your area if there are two or three schools interested. Call Gill Crane on 07920 057377.