Welcome to Auckland Zoo's Learning at Home Resource Hub!

We’ve created easy to use lesson plans and learning resources to support teachers in your online classrooms and parents as you support your childrens’ learning at home.

We have separated them into suggested ages, but you know your young people the best, so pick and choose what is the most useful and enjoyable to you and them. All Learning at Home resources have been created with the curriculum and key competencies in mind by our awesome educators.

 

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Writing Prompts and Story Starters

Use these ideas to get your creative writing started...

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Awesome Aotearoa // Hidden Taonga

Learn about New Zealand’s ‘hidden taonga’ and why they are so important!

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Bird adaptations

Learn about our feathered friends and the adaptations that make them special.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Environment and habitat

Find out where animals live and the environments and habitats they love.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Classification

Learn how animals are classified and what makes them special.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

 

Resource Packs

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Wild Work Sumatra

Explore Sumatra and learn about how Auckland Zoo helps.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Bugs/Animal Behaviour

Learn about the insection kingdom, and animal behaviours. 

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

Primary

For ages 5-11 years old.

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Awesome Aotearoa

Explore what makes Aotearoa so special.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Food at the zoo

Learn what goes in to our animal diets.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Staying Healthy

Get active and stay healthy, just like our animals do here at the Zoo.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Adaptations

Learn what makes animals unique, and what helps them survive in the wild.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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NZ species

Learn all about our native treasures.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

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Elephants!

Learn how an elephant's body helps it survive in the wild, and how to help elephants in the wild.

See below for resource packs including lesson plans - select your year level.

Resource Packs

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Science Experiments

We've got some fantastic and fun science experiments to complete.

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Activities for Kids

We've got even more fun resources awaiting you on our Kids page. Get active, be creative and have fun with activities, games and puzzles.

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Webcams

We're currently setting up our webcams for 24/7 livestreaming. However we have some pre-recorded livestreams for you to enjoy on our webcams page. Meerkats, red pandas, otters and more!

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#CreateWithAucklandZoo

Share with us what you’ve been creating or learning by using the hashtag #CreateWithAucklandZoo!

We've got a daily craft activity for you and your whānau to create.