Inspired by nature | KS2 | Year 1 | Grammar

School Closure Home Learning (Year 1-6): Year 1


In the wild, pandas live in cool, wet mountain regions in China. People sometimes think pandas are lazy because they often found in a sitting position, but they are also very good at swimming and climbing trees. They like to be on their own, so they can do the thing they love most – eat lots of bamboo! On average, they spend around 12 hours a day eating it.

In this clip, we will see Bao Bao the baby panda enjoying a delicious snack.

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Credit: BBC One – Super Cute Animals

Literacy idea

We know that a panda’s favourite food is bamboo, but what is your favourite?

Write a paragraph about your favourite food, using the senses to explain why you like it.

Remember to talk about…

  • What it looks like
  • What it smells like
  • What it tastes like
  • What it feels like
  • What it sounds like (either when you are cooking it or eating it!)

Wider curriculum idea

Using these pictures of pandas from, draw a picture of a panda. Why not give it to a friend or family member and tell them a fact you have learnt about pandas today?