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Inspired by Animals and Nature - Tatton Park Learning Hub

Tatton Park is home to fascinating creatures, rare-breed animals, beautiful flowers and interesting plants. Learn all about them and pick up skills to use at home to help care for the natural world. Explore the the section below to learn about Farm animals, The Environment and Science & Nature through tricky puzzles, creative work, science experiments and more!

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Learn about Farm Animals

Farm facts

Use the worksheets below to extend your knowledge about Farm animals. Enjoy puzzles, creative work, science experiments and more! Why not collect all your work in scrapbook, or special notebook?

Sheep 

Lambing season is one of the most exciting times of the year at the Farm. Learn more about sheep and lambs by completing the fun activity sheet below. 

Facts about Sheep activity sheet (PDF, 355 KB) 

Pigs

Test your pig knowledge with a true or false activity and learn more about them through other fun exercises below. 

Facts about Pigs activity Sheet (PDF, 265 KB)

Chickens 

How much do yo know about chickens? Continue your learning here with some fun activities to try. 

Facts about Chickens activity sheet (PDF, 276 KB) 

Cows

Learn how many stomachs cows have and more in the fun activities below.

Facts about Cows activitiy sheet (PDF, 285 KB) 

Horses 

Learn more about the horses at Tatton Park through the fun activity sheet below.

Facts about Horses activity sheet (PDF, 390 KB)

Additional activities 

If you have enjoyed learning about the Farm, explore some more 'Boredom Busting activities' related to our Field to Fork story

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Learn about the environment

It is important that we love the world around us and take care of it, so it is there for future generations to enjoy. Celebrate Earth Day 2020 re-using and recycling materials in your home to do some fun, nature inspired crafts and activities. 

Make a bug hotel

Have a go at making a bug hotel, using recycled household and garden materials. If you don't have a garden – you can build in a yard or on a balcony. 

Build a Bug Hotel step-by-step guide (PDF, 570KB) 

Biodegradable plant pots 

Grow seedings in recycled household materials like toilet roll tubes, empty egg cartons and even old newspapers. 

Biodegradable plant pot ideas (PDF, 386KB)

Make a bird feeder

Attract the birds to your garden, patio or balcony with three homemade bird feeder ideas re-using materials found around your home.

Bird feeder crafts using recycled materials (PDF 514KB)

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Learn about Science & Nature

Tatton Park is home to lots of fascinating creatures. Visitors enjoying exploring the grounds and seeing these living things in their natural habitats. There is a chance to win a nature walk in the Parkland to spot and identify a range of animals and mini beasts.

Birdwatching at Tatton Park 

Birds can seen almost everywhere and an especially good place to see them is at Tatton Park. Download this birdwatching activity sheet to learn how to get the most fun and enjoyment from birdwatching with our tips and suggestions.

Birdwatching at Tatton Park (PDF 273KB)

Tatton Park Gardens - See the World 

The Gardens at Tatton Park were created over two centuries by the various Egerton owners of the beautiful Tatton Park Estate. Download the sheet below to try out some fun crafts and activities you can do in the classroom or at home. 

Tatton Park Gardens - See the World (PDF 600 KB)

Animal Life Cycles - Grey Herons 

Have you ever spotted a grey heron flying over Tatton Park, or standing still in the water? Download the activity sheet below to learn all about these large birds, play a new game and even try your hand at making a delicious heron nest out of chocolate. 

 Animal Life Cycles - Grey Herons (PDF 576 KB)

My Incredible Creature 

Create your own incredible creature. Where will it live? What will it eat? What does it look like? We can’t wait to find out!

My Incredible Creature (PDF, 280KB) 

Tatton Park's Deer Herds

Tatton Park is home to two herds of wild deer: Red and Fallow. It is fascinating to watch them throughout the year and see the changes they experience during that time. Take a quiz and see how much you know about these magnificent creatures and then get creative and make your own deer mask. 

Tatton Park's Deer Herds (PDF, 413KB) 

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