Life cycle of a bird

Last updated: 30/04/2024
Contributor: Teachit team
Life cycle of a bird
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These life cycle of a bird learning resources include a printable poster, editable worksheets and a PowerPoint presentation all designed to provide comprehensive and engaging materials for teaching the seven stages of a bird’s life cycle to KS2 children.

What’s included?

  • Free printable PDF life cycle of a bird poster
  • Editable life cycle of a bird poster, worksheets and PowerPoint presentation.

How to use these life cycle of a bird resources

These resources, whether used individually or in combination, provide comprehensive, engaging, and interactive materials that make learning about the life cycle of a bird accessible and enjoyable for KS2 children. Children will be introduced to seven stages of a bird’s life cycle: egg, hatchling, nestling, fledgling, juvenile, sub-adult and adult.

  • Life cycle of a bird poster: This visual aid can be used to introduce the topic and provide a constant reference point during the unit. Display it in your classroom so students can refer to it at any time. The poster helps children visualise the stages of a bird's life cycle, making it easier for them to understand and remember.
  • Life cycle of a bird worksheets: These worksheets cater to different learning abilities and can be used for in-class activities or homework. They involve activities such as matching stages with descriptions, drawing and labelling the life cycle, and writing about the life cycle stages. These activities encourage active learning and help children to understand and retain the information better.
  • Life cycle of a bird PowerPoint presentation: This comprehensive presentation can be used to guide your lesson. It provides a step-by-step explanation of each stage of a bird's life cycle, complete with images. Using a presentation makes it easier to explain and discuss the topic, and the visual elements can help to hold the children's attention and improve their understanding.

Looking for more like this?

Try Life cycle of a barn owl for an in-depth PowerPoint that looks at the life cycle of a specific species of bird at KS2. 

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