• handling and observing living and non-living things
  • developing an emerging awareness of some essential characteristics of living things, such as ‘eyes are for seeing’
  • exploring and identifying some of the living things found in a range of situations, such as pets at home, plants in the garden, animals on a farm, in the school grounds
  • recognising and naming some familiar living things
  • recognising some living things that can be found in the world around them
  • handling and observing living things