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Tropical Rainforest Storytelling

Join Belinda the caterpillar on an adventure through the tremendous trees and help her to transform into a butterfly! Discover the rich diversity of life in the amazing tropical rainforest, as you meet Belinda’s friends and learn how these animals are adapted to life in the trees. During this interactive storytelling workshop pupils will get the opportunity to handle specimens including butterflies, tropical insects and tarantulas! They will use songs, actions and sensory experiences to enhance their enjoyment and develop their understanding.


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Curriculum for Excellence Links


Sciences | Planet Earth | Biodiversity and Interdependence

  • I have observed living things in the environment over time and am becoming aware of how they depend on each other. SCN 0-01a

Social Studies | People, Place and Environment

  • By exploring climate zones around the world, I can compare and describe how climate affects living things. SOC 1-12b
  • By exploring a natural environment different from my own, I can discover how the physical features influence the variety of living things. SOC 1-13b

Literacy and English | Tools for Listening and Talking

  • As I listen and talk in different situations, I am learning to take turns and am developing my awareness of when to talk and when to listen. LIT 0-02a / ENG 0-03a
  • When I engage with others, I know when and how to listen, when to talk, how much to say, when to ask questions and how to respond with respect. LIT 1-02a

Literacy and English | Understanding, Analysing and Evaluating

  • To help me understand stories and other texts, I ask questions and link what I am learning with what I already know. LIT 0-07a / LIT 0-16a / ENG 0-17a
  • I can show my understanding of what I listen to or watch by responding to and asking different kinds of questions. LIT 1-07a