• Creative / imaginative development – Children love these animals and have been seen on many great adventures including going to the jungle or on safari, playing being zoo keeper and caring for the animals.
  • Social / emotional – opens opportunities for discussions about caring for animals and what their needs are.
  • World connections and sustainability- opens opportunities for discussions about wild animals and conservation of these animals and their habitats. Children discuss where the animals come from and can learn about the world and different animals and countries.
  • Science – Children discuss and learn about the animals including what they eat, if they are mammals, their habitat and their natural features for those habitats.