Educational Resources for Teachers and Children

Here you will find our updated set of educational resources. These are freely available to anyone who wishes to use them!

 

Many of the underwater images of freshwater invertebrates used in this pack were kindly donated to the British Dragonfly Society for use in this material by Jan Hamrsky. To see more of his wonderful images visit: http://lifeinfreshwater.net/.

Thanks must also be extended to those photographers who made their images freely available for the creation of this pack.

 

Dragonflies Presentation

This is to be used in conjunction with the Teacher's Notes. Slides in the presentation can be printed as Information Cards or adapted to make worksheets.

 

Dragonflies Presentation

Click here to get this resource in a powerpoint format

Teacher's Notes

 

Food Chain Activity

This activity is a fun way to introduce children to the idea of food chains, how they work and what can disrupt them.

 

 Activity 

Food Chains

Activity Image Cards

                                     

 

Survival Activity

This game explores what animals need to survive, using dragonflies as an example. The game also looks at threats to survival, such as predators and human threats.

 

Activity Activity Image Cards

 

Dragonfly Words Activity

This activity is a fun way of consolidating some of the new words and concepts introduced to children in the presentation. It can be adapted to suit a range of abilities.

 

Activity Activity Image Cards

Craft Activities

 

Click here for wing template

 

 

Make a Dragonfly Activity

Make a Dragonfly Mobile Activity

   
Make a Willow Dragonfly Lantern  
 

                          

Exploring Activities

Damselflies of the Garden Dragonflies of the Garden