Have the wool caterpillars hidden ready and play this game as an introduction.
See if the learners can identify the aim of the game.
How does it relate to other animals and plants?
Wool in various colours, cut to 10cm lengths
Collecting board prepared with strips of double-sided tape or Velcro
Pictures of animals from hot and cold places
Examples of plants with clear adaptations eg succulents, cactus, flowering plants or cut flowers
Ideas for next steps
Sort a set of animal pictures into hot and cold habitats. What similarities do you notice about each group? What unique features do they have to help them survive the weather?
Look at a set of plants – can you sort them into groups? How do you think they survive extreme weather conditions?