The Habitat Heroes programme encourages children to go outside, explore a local place, and think about how they can make a difference.

    The following resources include hands-on activities and ideas to help understand and explore your local area. They are designed for levels 1-4 and can be adapted to your local context.

    Teaching resources

    Supporting material


    The How to be a Habitat Hero poster (PDF, 1,076K) provides a suggested learning sequence based on the DOC inquiry cycle.

    Discussion group

    Use this Habitat Heroes discussion group on The Pond website to share your ideas for outdoor learning experiences and conservation action projects.


    Let us know if you have any questions or recommendations 

    Share your stories

    Share your stories about learning and teaching in nature. Show others what you've done and also help encourage them.

    Back to top