Resources for Teachers / Youth Leaders
The Bat Conservation Trust runs a special membership scheme especially designed for teachers and youth leaders. Joining the Bat Conservation Trust's Teacher/Youth Leader membership scheme not only helps to save our bats, it's also a great source of education material, fun batty activities and inspirational ideas for encouraging young people to explore their local environment.
Join today to receive your FREE education pack, 'Explore the World of Bats'. This pack provides a wealth of information designed to further the understanding and enjoyment of bats. Contains themed sheets, suggestions for batty activities & projects, and an interactive CD quiz.
The 'Explore the World of Bats' pack can also be purchased separately to Teacher/Youth Leader membership.
Activities to Download
Bat Quiz (ideal as the basis for a talk on bats - taken from Explore the World of Bats)
Visit our Fun Batty Things To Do page for activities to download including bat mask, finger puppets and much more!
The Young Batworker
The Young Batworker is BCT's dedicated magazine for the young bat enthusiast, featuring the latest in batty news, activities and resources. It is delivered free to all Young Batworkers' Club and Teacher/Youth Leader members of BCT, but is also available online to all BCT members.
BBC Breathing Places Schools
The BBC Breathing Places Schools scheme was launched in January 2008 and now has over 8,000 schools across the UK registered. Each term, schools are provided with an activity pack to 'Do One Thing' for nature. So far activities have included creating minibeast habitats, feeding wildlife and seed planting. BBC Breathing Places Schools involves a UK partnership of over 40 organisations including BCT.