Farmyard Food Chains

From farm to fork, the perfect example of a food chain.

Years: 1, 2

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 5

Subject: Science


Resource Overview

Students from St Barnabas Primary explain the food chain of the day’s school dinner. Put your new found food chain knowledge into action with paper chains, animal masks and a whizzy quiz.

A supporting video can be found at http://www.nfuonline.com/schools

Thank you to NFU for allowing us to share this resource.

 


Resource Assets

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Farmyard Food Chains Lesson Plan

Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food

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Guess the Animal PowerPoint

Guess Who? Using the slides provided, teacher or confident child chooses one of the animals on the slide. Children must ask Yes/No questions to eliminate all the other animals.

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Food Chain Paper Chain - carnivore, herbivore, producer

Food chains - paper chains (this file is split into 6 sections due to the size of the files)

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Food Chain Paper Chain - cat, mouse, wheat

Food chains - paper chains (this file is split into 6 sections due to the size of the files)

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Food Chain Paper Chain - eaten by

Food chains - paper chains (this file is split into 6 sections due to the size of the files)

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Food Chain Paper Chain - human, cow, grass

Food chains - paper chains (this file is split into 6 sections due to the size of the files)

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Food Chain Paper Chain - omnivore, herbivore, producer

Food chains - paper chains (this file is split into 6 sections due to the size of the files)

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Grass headband

Face masks and headband cutouts

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Cat facemask

Face masks and headband cutouts

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Cow facemask

Face masks and headband cutouts

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Mouse facemask

Face masks and headband cutouts

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Wheat hedband

Face masks and headband cutouts


Curriculum Objectives

  • Year 1 (Age 5-6)
    • Identify and classify.
  • Year 2 (aged 6-7)
    • Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food
    • Identify and classify.
  • Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)
    • Key Stage 1 (Age 5-7)
      • Year 2 (aged 6-7)
        • Year 1 (Age 5-6)
          • Use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions