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KS1 & KS2 resources

KS1 & KS2 resources

We are delighted to be able to bring you two unique resource packs developed especially for kids (at KS1 and KS2) by those clever folk at Herefordshire Amphibian and Reptile Team (HART) and the Herefordshire Nature Trust, with loads of fun activities, ideas and stories, to help you find out more about our very special native reptiles.

For reptiles we have 'What's the Snak'e, and for those of you with a pond at school or home, or even in your local park, a special 'Pond Pack'. Both packs have with lots of amazing ideas and activities for primary schools or kids at home.

Please download and use at home or for your school, and let us know how you get on.

Have fun!! 

Stickers

Stickers

ARGUK is pleased to be able to partner with the artist Mabel Harris to create a vibrant new range of stickers and character sheets for our budding young herpetologists.  These are perfect for events and other herp-themed activities.

Following on from the generous support for our education work by Natural England we are able to make sheets of 24 x 40mm circular paper stickers available for purchase at a substantial discount at a price of only £2.50 (including first class postage and packaging) for a set of 5 sticker sheets each with a different design including: adder, grass snake, slow-worm, sand lizard (Northern Dune Race), and great crested newt. Additional sheets can be purchased for an extra 50p each. For more information about these or to buy a sticker set please contact us directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kids fun fact sheets

Kids fun fact sheets

ARG UK is delighted to partner with the artist Mabel Harris (www.mabelart.com) to create a vibrant new range of fun fact sheets, each containing lots of interesting facts about our native amphibians and reptiles.  These can be downloaded from this section, or we can send you some professionally printed copies. Contact www.arguk.org .for more information.

We now have:

  • Alfie adder
  • Selina Slow-worm
  • Gracie grass snake
  • Sam sand lizard
  • Frieda frog
  • Thom common toad
  • Niamh natterjack toad
  • Stan the smooth newt
  • George the great crested newt

 

 

Black and White Colouring Sheets

Black and White Colouring Sheets

For younger children we have nine downloadable A4 black and white colouring sheets each featuring one of our characters:

  • George the great crested newt,
  • Alfie adder,
  • Gracie grass snake,
  • Selina slow-worm,
  • Frieda frog,
  • Thom common toad,
  • Niamh natterjack toad,
  • Stan the smooth newt
  • Sammy the sand lizard.

More about our native amphibians and reptiles

In this section we provide more information about our native amphibians and reptiles

 
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