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Age suitability: Nursery

Availability: Edinburgh Zoo & Highland Wildlife Park

Length of lesson: Up to 2 hours

Maximum Class Size: 20

Lesson Outline:


Learning Outcomes:

  • To know some features of a tiger eg. stripes, they are a cat etc.
  • To know where tigers live in the wild.
  • To know what tigers eat.
  • To understand that living things are different from each other and live in different ways.
  • To know some tiger threats in the wild.

Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes:

  • SCN 0-01a ‘I have observed living things in the environment over time and am becoming aware of how they depend on each other.’
  • SCN 0-03a ‘...can name basic plant parts...’ EXA 0-12a ‘I have the freedom to choose and explore how I can use my voice, movement, and expression in role play and drama.’
  • MNU 0-20b ‘I can match objects, and sort using … others' criteria, sharing my ideas with others.’