For Teachers

Outdoor Learning Recipe Cards

Preschool
Lower primary

Use these outdoor learning strategies and activity ideas focused on nature play pedagogy, music and movement to plan your next learning journey to our parks. Developed together with early childhood specialists, Ms Drizzle Hshieh (Roots and Boots) and Ms Lavina Chong (Wigglepods).

Resource Pack: Itineraries and Activities

Primary

A full Primary-level resource pack with suggested itineraries based on thematic learning journeys. Use this pack to plan your own school-led learning journey in Singapore Zoo! 

This pack has themes based on English, Science (and science bridging), and Social Studies.

  • P1-2: Through the Jungle / Bug Discovery
  • P3-4: Growing up Wild / Biodiversity Detectives
  • P5-6: Circle of Life / Protecting Wildlife
Available soon!

Animal Observation Sheets

Preschool
Lower primary

Use these blank observation sheets to help your students focus better on the animals and exhibits during a fieldtrip! A follow-up activity also encourages the students to pair up and discuss the similarities and differences between their observed animals. 

Circle of Life worksheet

Primary
Upper primary
Science
Ecosystems

Theme: Cycles and interactions within the environment. 

Use these blank worksheets to make learning visible and guide students' self-directed observations of animals. Worksheets include observations of: predators, prey, pollinators, detritivores, and seed dispersers.

Protecting Wildlife worksheet

Primary
Upper primary
Science
Endangered animals

Theme: Interactions within the Environment (Man and the Environment) 

Use these blank worksheets to make learning visible and guide students' self-directed research on various threatened animals. Students can use these worksheets while exploring the exhibits and reading the interpretives. Reflection questions are also included.  

Bug Explorer Kit [For Preschool]

English
Pre-school

The Bug Explorer Kit is a resource designed to help teachers or parents engage children in discovering the fascinating world of insects.  The kit includes a teacher guide, picture cards and props for activities before, during and after a learning journey at Singapore Zoo.

Recommended for children aged 3 – 6 years old. 

Price S$ 59

Bug Discovery Kit [For Primary 1 and Primary 2]

This Bug Discovery Kit provides an introduction to the wonderful world of insects and other invertebrates. 
 
Within each resource package, you’ll find an introduction with a topic overview,
information about the kit, and tips on how to plan your own visit to the Zoo. You’ll also find activity outlines and instructions, followed by a glossary of
relevant terms, and all printable resources needed for each specified activity.
While some activities are more suited to pre-trip, during trip, or post-trip
purposes, feel free to switch their order depending on how you have planned
your lesson!
 
These activities are also designed to complement 
books on the P1 and P2 STELLAR reading list.

For Students

Make visits to Singapore Zoo and other Wildlife Reserve Singapore parks more engaging and educational for the kids with these free activity sheets. These worksheets combine different disciplines such as English, Chinese, Maths and Science. With them, kids get to learn more about wildlife during their visit and have more fun! Do remember to print on both sides of the paper to save trees too!

For Families

Eco games

Learn the fun way to go green with these free activity sheets!

Nature Play List

families
play-based

Use the nature-based activity ideas on this list to spark your next family adventure!

Nature Scavenger Hunt

families
in-park

The Zoo is home to wild animals too! Team up with friends and family to find as many items as possible on this list during your visit.

Makan Detectives

families
home activity

Become a Makan Detective: trace your food's journey from farm to fork, and discover how much of our food is actually sustainable!

Recycle Racers

Families
Home activity

Learn how you can recycle, help the earth, and have fun at the same time! 

Top Marks

families
home activity

Not all products and companies are equal. Score top marks by spotting environmentally friendly products that display these marks! 

Wetland Wonders

families
home activity
experiment

Do you know how important wetlands can be in ensuring clean waterways? Try this experiment at home and see for yourself! 

Teaching materials and publications

Add more depth, dimension and fun to your zoo visit with these teaching guides. These Singapore Zoo stories come with zoo trails to help you plan educational tours on your own. They are also available in Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

Singapore Zoo Stories 1 (Chinese, P1)

Chinese
Primary 1

‘Singapore Zoo Stories’ is a series of four books that revolve around the life of Ah Meng, the orangutan, and Komali, the Asian elephant. Through these animal stars, we hope to promote interest in learning the Chinese language among children.

Price S$ 12

Singapore Zoo Stories 2 (Chinese, P2)

Chinese
Primary 2

An engaging way to teach children Chinese, this series features animal characters like Pedro, the small-clawed otter and his friends. These creatures show how to separate different materials for recycling, plus other interesting facts such as the eating habits of pygmy hippos, and how to care for animals in the zoo.

Price S$ 9

Singapore Zoo Stories (Tamil, P1 & P2)

Tamil
Primary 1 & 2

Teachers and parents can use this educational resource package to get children interested in learning Tamil. Written by a team of 16 Tamil teachers, these books are closely aligned with Primary 1 and 2 Tamil language curriculum requirements. This package includes four storybooks on the adventures of zoo animals, an informative book with beautiful pictures featuring animals found in Singapore Zoo and two activity books.

Price S$ 7