Living Things and Their Habitats

This blog is for Year 3 children to share their learning about Living Things and Their Habitats. What have you discovered?

Alex has sent these fantastic mind maps in…

Daniel has been busy investigating mini-beasts…

Marcel’s classification key


  1. Penguins can survive in the arctic because they have thick warm fethers. They can live on land and they can go in the water for a long time if they need to go hunting.

    Camels can in the hot because of there humps colect water. There large hofes prevent them sinking in the desert sand.Camels have got thick skin with fur to keep them warm during the cold night in the desert.

  2. A habitat is a special place where animals or plants live. There are many types of habitats, a good habitat is a place where they can get food, water, shelter air and a safe place to raise it’s young.

  3. Camels live in the hot environment. Their bodies adapt to the environment by having wide feet for walking in the sand and they have long eye lashes and thin slit nostrils that they can close to protect them from the blowing sand. Camels are adapted to survive without food and water fo long periods of time.

    Penguins live in cold environments. Their bodies adapt to the environment by them having webbed feet for powerful swimming they have a layer of fat under their skin that provides insulation in the sea and they have dark coloured feathers that absorb heat from the sun helping them to keep warm.

    • Very informative Archie, isn’t it fascinating how living things adapt and change to suit the environment that they in. Nature’s amazing isn’t it!

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