Year 1 Science Printable Worksheets

From sorting and using materials to labelling parts of the human body, our year 1 science worksheets will help your budding little scientist develop their science skills and knowledge. Covering all the core topics, including living things, seasonal changes, everyday materials, and more, you will be sure to find a year 1 science worksheet to suit your child’s needs. 

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Sea animals matching activity

Sea animals matching activity

If you're looking for a fun and engaging activity to teach your students about sea animals, this is the perfect resource! Children will have fun identifying the different sea animals and matching their names to the pictures. This word and picture matching worksheet is a great activity that will help teach students about different sea animals. This handy resource can be used at home or in the classroom and is quick and easy to print.

Age: 5 - 6
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Farm animals matching activity

Farm animals matching activity

Children will love identifying the different farm animals and matching their names to the pictures. This word and picture matching worksheet is a fun and engaging activity that will help teach students about different farm animals. This is a handy resource that can be used at home or in the classroom and is quick and easy to print.

Age: 5 - 6
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Wild animals matching activity

Wild animals matching activity

This word and picture matching worksheet is a fun and engaging activity that will help teach students about different wild animals. Children will love identifying the different wild animals and matching their names to the pictures. This is a fantastic resource that can be used at home or in the classroom.

Age: 5 - 6
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Mammals spelling activity

Mammals spelling activity

Spelling is important because it aids in both reading and writing. This spelling worksheet includes the names of 12 mammals. Students learn the spelling and firstly put them in alphabetical order. They must then choose the correct word from the spelling list to complete the sentences. This will help year 1 students learn the names of different mammals and can be used to support the teaching of animals including humans to year 1 pupils.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to insects

Introduction to insects

This activity includes some characteristics of insects. Children read through the information and think of 5 different insects. They are then asked to choose one of the insects they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to fish

Introduction to fish

This activity includes some characteristics of fish. Children read through the information and think of 5 different types of fish. They are then asked to choose one of the fish they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to reptiles

Introduction to reptiles

This activity includes some characteristics of reptiles. Children read through the information and think of 4 different types of reptiles. They are then asked to choose one of the reptiles they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to amphibians

Introduction to amphibians

This activity includes some characteristics of amphibians. Children read through the information and think of 2 different types of amphibians. They are then asked to choose one of the amphibians they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to birds

Introduction to birds

This activity includes some characteristics of birds. Children read through the information and think of 5 different types of birds. They are then asked to choose one of the birds they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to mammals

Introduction to mammals

This activity includes some characteristics of mammals. Children read through the information and think of 5 different types of mammals. They are then asked to choose one of the animals they have listed and write a short description about them.

Age: 5 - 6
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Sorting activity - Carnivore or herbivore?

Sorting activity - Carnivore or herbivore?

This sorting activity is a great resource to test a child's knowledge of carnivores and herbivores. Children write the name of each animal in the correct column - carnivore or herbivore.

Age: 5 - 6
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Sorting activity - Carnivore, herbivore or omnivore?

Sorting activity - Carnivore, herbivore or omnivore?

This sorting activity is a great resource to introduce children to carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. Children read through a short description of nine animals and what each animal eats. They are then asked to sort each animal into the correct section of a Venn diagram and answer 3 questions.

Age: 5 - 6
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Introduction to animal groups

Introduction to animal groups

This fun activity will help reinforce your teaching of animal groups and is a nice introduction for younger children to start learning about the 5 main animal groups: mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, and amphibians. There is a brief description of each animal group for children to read and then 10 'yes' or 'no' questions for them to answer.

Age: 5 - 6
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Name the farm animal

Name the farm animal

This useful activity can be used to support your lessons about animals. Children are asked to circle the correct name of each farm animal.

Age: 5 - 6
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Label the parts of a tiger

Label the parts of a tiger

This fun activity asks children to label the different parts of a tiger. They are also asked to think of and name 4 different mammals with similar features.

Age: 5 - 6
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Label the parts of a turtle

Label the parts of a turtle

This fun activity asks children to label the different parts of a turtle. They are also asked to think of and name 4 different animals with similar features.

Age: 5 - 6
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Label the parts of a shark

Label the parts of a shark

This fun activity asks children to label the different parts of a shark. They are also asked to think of and name 4 different fish with similar features.

Age: 5 - 6
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Label the parts of a cow

Label the parts of a cow

This fun activity asks children to label the different parts of a cow. They are also asked to think of and name 4 different animals with similar characteristics.

Age: 5 - 6
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Label the parts of a flamingo

Label the parts of a flamingo

This fun activity asks children to label the different parts of a flamingo. They are also asked to think of and name 4 different birds.

Age: 5 - 6
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Naming and sorting animals 2

Naming and sorting animals 2

This is a fun activity that can be used to support your lessons on the topic - animals including humans. Children write the name of each animal and then circle the mammals in red, reptiles in green, fish in blue, birds in yellow, amphibians in grey and insects in orange.

Age: 5 - 6
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Naming and sorting animals 1

Naming and sorting animals 1

This is a fun activity that can be used to support your lessons about the topic - animals including humans. Children write the name of each animal and then circle the mammals in red, reptiles in green, fish in blue, birds in yellow, amphibians in grey and insects in orange.

Age: 5 - 6
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Identify animals - Mammal or amphibian?

Identify animals - Mammal or amphibian?

This activity will help students to identify and name a variety of common animals including mammals and amphibians. First, they label each animal and then colour 'M' if it's a mammal or 'A' if it's an amphibian.

Age: 5 - 6
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Identify animals - Bird or reptile?

Identify animals - Bird or reptile?

This activity will help students to identify and name a variety of common animals including birds and reptiles. First, they label each animal and then colour 'B' if it's a bird or 'R' if it's a reptile.

Age: 5 - 6
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Identify animals - Mammal or fish?

Identify animals - Mammal or fish?

This activity will help students to identify and name a variety of common animals including mammals and fish. First, they label each animal and then colour 'M' if it's a mammal or 'F' if it's a fish.

Age: 5 - 6
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Body parts and their functions

Body parts and their functions

We can do so many things with our bodies. Think about the different things you can do using different parts of your body e.g. we use our ears to listen. Draw a line to match the body part to its function.

Age: 5 - 6
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Match the five senses

Match the five senses

Our senses (sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing) help us to understand what's happening around us. Students draw a line to match the pictures to the correct senses.

Age: 5 - 6
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Animal Homes

Animal Homes

Students list all of the animals they can think of that live in a forest, an ocean, a city, a garden and a desert.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Giraffe

Researching Animals - Giraffe

This KS1 science worksheet asks students to write a short report about giraffes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will help a child's research skills, reading and writing.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Zebra

Researching Animals - Zebra

This KS1 science worksheet asks students to write a short report about zebras. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will help a child's research skills, reading and writing.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Fennec Fox

Researching Animals - Fennec Fox

This KS1 science worksheet asks students to write a short report about fennec foxes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will help a child's research skills, reading and writing.

Age: 5 - 6
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Keeping Animals As Pets

Keeping Animals As Pets

Animals as pets - This worksheet will help a child to understand that some animals are not suitable for keeping as pets. They are also asked to list 5 important things that a pet needs.

Age: 5 - 6
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Parts of the Body - Word Unscramble

Parts of the Body - Word Unscramble

There are 15 body parts that have all been jumbled up! Can you unscramble them and write them correctly on the lines?

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Tiger

Researching Animals - Tiger

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about tigers. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Mountain Gorilla

Researching Animals - Mountain Gorilla

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about mountain gorillas. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Polar Bear

Researching Animals - Polar Bear

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about polar bears. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Cheetah

Researching Animals - Cheetah

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about cheetahs. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Parts of a Rabbit

Parts of a Rabbit

KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the rabbit using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun facts for students to read.

Age: 5 - 6
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Parts of a Fish

Parts of a Fish

KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the fish using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun facts for students to read.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Snake

Researching Animals - Snake

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about snakes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Lion

Researching Animals - Lion

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about lions. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Poison Dart Frog

Researching Animals - Poison Dart Frog

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about poison dart frogs. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Pufferfish

Researching Animals - Pufferfish

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about pufferfish. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Stingray

Researching Animals - Stingray

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about stingrays. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Guinea Pig

Researching Animals - Guinea Pig

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about guinea pigs. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Hammerhead Shark

Researching Animals - Hammerhead Shark

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about hammerhead sharks. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Killer Whale

Researching Animals - Killer Whale

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about killer whales. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Mallard Duck

Researching Animals - Mallard Duck

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about mallard ducks. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Researching Animals - Clownfish

Researching Animals - Clownfish

This science worksheet asks students to write a short report about clownfish. They must include the answers to the questions in their report.

Age: 5 - 6
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Help your budding little scientist develop their science skills and knowledge!

Our year 1 science worksheets will help your child sort everyday materials, identify and name a variety of common animals, observe and describe weather associated with the seasons as they complete activities that have them matching, labelling and colouring.     

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