Home School Hub at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo and RTÉ Home School Hub have teamed up to bring the Zoo to you so you can visit all of your favourite animals while learning all about them!

Check out the videos and the accompanying activity sheets below.

We hope you will join us to take part in the fun!

Gorillas

Join Kelly in the Discovery and Learning Team as she shows you how to tell the difference between a monkey and an ape and visits the Western lowland gorillas.

If you want to eat like Bangui the Western lowland gorilla – who has a really healthy diet that includes plenty of colourful vegetables like peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, berries and lettuce – then check out the activity sheet here.

 

African Savanna

Join Kelly in the Discovery and Learning Team as she visits the animals in the African Savanna!

Would you like to create your own animal habitat? Download the activity sheet here which is full of tips and tricks to help you.

 

Asian elephants

Join Kelly in the Discovery and Learning Team as she visits the herd of Asian elephants and teaches us how they communicate with eachother.

Download the activity sheet to play an animal communication game here.

 

California sealions and Humboldt penguins

Join Kelly in the Discovery and Learning Team as she visits the colony of California sealions and Humboldt penguins and teaches us about how these magnificent species have adapted to survive.

Create your own animal superhero adaptation by downloading the activity sheet here.

 

Bornean orangutans

Join Kelly in the Discovery and Learning Team as she visits the troop of Bornean orangutans and teaches us about the importance of animal enrichment.

Learn to create your very own animal enrichment items for your pets at home by downloading the activity sheet here.