Fun and learning resources

Downloadable resources to help people understand why bogs are special.

Bog Day activity sheets:

Bog Day colouring (three species round-leaved sundew, curlew and emperor moth caterpillar)
Bog Day quiz
Bog Day wordsearch

Moors for the Future educational resources:

Moorland Discovery Teacher pack
Classification work sheet
Classification answers sheet
Ecological terms work sheet
Ecological terms answers sheet
Investigating populations work sheet
Investigating populations answers sheet
Carbon cycle work sheet
Carbon cycle answer sheet

Wildlife Watch activities

Emperor moth facemask
Adder facemask
Common frog mask
Make your own compost activity sheet
Dissect an owl pellet activity sheet
Summer wader spotter sheet
Wetland wildlife spotter sheet
Upland wildlife spotter sheet

Irish Peatland Conservation Council resources:

Bog in a Bottle – Blanket Bog Formation
Bog in a Bottle – Raised Bog Formation
Bogland Food Web
Bog Plant Book
Bogland Habitat Guide
Fen Habitat Guide
Bog Watch – Flower Identification Dial
Bog Watch – Pool Bug Identification Dial
Field Studies Programmes focusing on peatlands
How to Make a St Bridget’s Cross
How to Make an Origami Frog
Bog Walk Scavanger Hunt
Tips for Leading a Bog Walk
Discovering the Wild Bogs of Ireland Primary Schools Pack: Junior & Senior Infants
Discovering the Wild Bogs of Ireland Primary Schools Pack: 1st & 2nd Classes
Discovering the Wild Bogs of Ireland Primary Schools Pack: 3rd & 4th Classes
Discovering the Wild Bogs of Ireland Primary Schools Pack: 5th & 6th Classes
Cranberry Recipe Book

Header photo credit: Norrie Russell