Creature Creations

Shows & Workshops
Duration: 60 min
Suitable For: KS1, LKS2

We’ll start by introducing the simple scientific vocabulary and concepts that we’ll be using during the workshop before transforming the children into a variety of creatures by giving out soft foam masks. After your class sort themselves into their creatures’ habitats, we’ll discuss adaptation, using language suitable for the children’s age and stage and ensuring that any misconceptions are addressed.

Once your students are confident with the concept of adaptation, we’ll challenge them to each create their own creature to keep – a brand new species, unknown to science! As they use playdough and craft materials to build their creatures, we’ll ask them to think about what adaptations help their creature to survive in a particular habitat. This questioning and talk time will cement the concepts we’ve discussed as well as giving children opportunities to show areas in which they are exceeding age-related expectations.

This workshop can include time for children to collect natural materials to use in building their creatures. If you have a suitable outside area, including this time allows your children to make real-life connections with their learning and additional opportunities to develop Working Scientifically skills, especially questioning and observation.

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Our experienced team will put together a full or part-day programme of shows and workshops that fits into your school timetable and that allows sufficient time to set up, reset or clear away. The programme is tailored to each school and can usually include a mixture of activities for different Key Stages. A small number of activities may require two staff members, but we can run two streams of activities simultaneously with an additional member of staff.

For timetables involving one staff member:

£230+VAT for a part day
£320+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

For timetables involving two staff members:

£360+VAT for a part day
£495+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

Contact our schools team with any questions on [email protected] 

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