Investigating living things and their habitats

Presentations, worksheets and activities for primary students studying living things and their habitats

Tes Resources Team

Primary science image of a barrier reef showing living things and their habitats

Science resources for KS1 and KS2 to explore where animals live 

Understanding what makes something alive and how living things have adapted to suit certain environments is a topic that grows and develops throughout the national curriculum for primary science. From classifying animals to identifying their natural habitats, we've highlighted a range of engaging resources below to help you teach living things across the key stages.

Matching animals to their habitat - KS1/KS2
Ed Bray

Matching animals to their habitat - KS1/KS2

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This lesson is part of a wider cross-curricula unit called [London Zoo](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/london-zoo-11954166) which is designed for KS1 and lower KS2 students (Y2-4). The animals have escaped at the zoo and the keeper needs your help! The presentation first encourages students ...
Living things and their habitats
HollyRachel

Living things and their habitats

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Year 4 Living things and their habitats Your students will love this fantastic pack of science activities, ideal for supporting teaching of the Year 4 Science unit 'Living things and their habitats'! Included are six activities: -Sort it! Students sort animals in different ways, recordin...
Habitats
ScienceSpot

Habitats

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Habitats: This habitats booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research different facts about each habitat and write what they find on the provided blank lines. A completed habitat booklet with answers is also included. Habitats Accor...
Year 5 Living Things and their Habitats Knowledge Organiser!
TandLGuru

Year 5 Living Things and their Habitats Knowledge Organiser!

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This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for Year 5 children, teachers and parents covering knowledge relating to Living things and their habitats , as a part of their science learning. It contains comprehensive sections on: What you should already...
Living Things Habitat Research Notes Sheet
lilysamh

Living Things Habitat Research Notes Sheet

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I created these note taking sheets for 6/7 year olds. When researching habitats for a project, I wanted them to take short notes, without going crazy in their books. These helped them to stay on track and keep their notes focused depending on the box that they were working in. In a later lesson, w...
Year 6 Science Assessment: Living Things and Their Habitats
Andrew Long

Year 6 Science Assessment: Living Things and Their Habitats

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This is an assessment for Year 6 'Living Things and Their Habitats' science objectives. Also included is a detailed mark scheme and a spreadsheet to record the results. Objectives Covered: Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteri...
Year 2 Reading Comprehension - Habitats - Science
Blossoming Minds

Year 2 Reading Comprehension - Habitats - Science

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This resource is a non-fiction comprehension booklet for year 2. It is all about habitats and covers what a habitat is, followed by a short look at deserts, oceans, cities, rainforests, woodlands and seashores. The booklet is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels...