Free Educational Resources

Whilst the zoo is closed and most of you are having to stay indoors, our zoo education team will be bringing you a whole host of free downloadable animal fun to keep you busy at home.

We will be uploading resources regularly so keep checking this page for updates.

Animal Antics

Fun animal arts and crafts the whole family can do at home!

Download the equipment lists then watch the videos below to get crafting!

How to make your very own otter friend by University Centre Reaseheath student Ellie Evans – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make animal sponge footprints stampers – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make your own animal enrichment by University Centre Reaseheath student Lewis Chapman:

How to make a paper mache balloon enrichment by University Centre Reaseheath student Georgina Kiff – click here to download the worksheet

How to make an egg box penguin colony – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make a marine predator prey game – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make a recycled bottle animal planter – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make a toilet roll bird feeder – click here to download the equipment list.

How to make a sock owl – click here to download the equipment list.

Wild Activity Packs

National Curriculum linked activity packs to help with your virtual learning and home schooling.

Click here to download the adventures of Fran the robin by University Centre Reaseheath students Kira Grimshaw and Matthew Thompson.

Episode 1 –

View the rest of the episodes here:
Colouring Sheets

Have a go at colouring in some of the animals you will find in our zoo. Don’t forget to tag us in your masterpieces on social media!

Simply click on the types of animals below to download and print the sheets.

Halloween – Lemur Halloween – Owl Halloween – Wallaby
Lemur Owl Praying Mantis
Puffer Fish Wallaby
Animal Super Powers

Find out all about animals with super cool adaptations and what they use them for.

American Barn Owl

Madagascan Hissing Cockroach

African Spiny Mice

Lemurs

Click here to download the workbook.

Created by Ellie Evans and Abbie Starsmeare – students at University Centre Reaseheath

Brazilian Tapirs

Click here to download the workbook.

Created by Ellie Evans and Abbie Starsmeare – students at University Centre Reaseheath

Royal Pythons

Poison Dart Frog

Otters

Leafcutter ants

Geckos

Animal Encounters

We will take you on a sofa safari! Bringing you some up close encounters and interesting facts about our amazing animals from the comfort of your living room.