Forest Food Chains

Explore simple food chains with your class

Years: 2

Duration: 120mins

Curriculum Objectives: 4

Subject: Science

Resource Overview

Develop scientific knowledge about trees as producers within the wider food chain and enjoy activities that suit both indoor and outdoor lessons.

This resource has been created by One Tree per Child

Resource Assets


Food Chain Lesson Plan


Food Chains Pupil Worksheet

Curriculum Objectives

  • 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
    • Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive
    • Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats
    • Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds if animals and plants, and how they depend on each other