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Classroom Activity: Seasonal Word Searches

Diorama of a fox family on display in the NMI - Natural History

Explore the collections of the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History using our new Irish activity sheets. Get your pupils to try out seasonal-themed word searches to improve vocabulary, spelling and concentration, while exploring nature in the Museum.

Activity at a Glance

Level: 2nd class +
Format: Classroom activity - activity sheets to be used within the classroom
Duration: 15 + mins
Availability: Online and self-guided; Click on the links below to download the activities


To explore the seasons at the Museum, please click on the following:


Curriculum links


Investigating and experimenting
- Collect information and data from a variety of sources
Living things 
- Plant and animal life

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this classroom activity pupils should be able to:

  • Increase their knowledge of living things e.g. observe and identify different animals that live in Ireland throughout the seasons and learn about animal adaptations, such as hibernation and migration.

  • Complete a themed word search activity.

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