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Here is one of my selection of puzzles based upon the Natural World topics which we talk about at the Woodland Education Centre. Wow, there's even a "Ranger's Bad Joke" at the bottom of the page. Print it out and have fun!

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Pond and Water Crossword

ACROSS

1.  Small, fast moving water.
3.  Large larva, turns into a colourful airborne hunter.
6.  Amphibian that looks like a lizard.
7.  Grows in the water and gives out oxygen.
9.  Can be mistaken for a frog.
10. A Trout is one of these.
11. Types of water weed. i.e. ___ Mace, Norfolk __.
14. Rows under the water.
16. Type of insect, Great Diving is an example.
17. A baby mini beast in the pond.

DOWN

1.  Walks on water, like people on ice.
2.  Escaped predator, farmed for fur.
4.  Name given to frogs, toads and newts.
5.  This water is not salty.
8.  Quack, quack!
12. The French eat their legs.
13. You pond dip with this.
15. Snake-like fish.

 

 

Now find one Amphibian and one insect from the crossword.
My amphibian is:_________________________

My insect is: ____________________________

Word Search

 

True or False?

1. Water runs uphill ................................
2. Otters are common in Devon ...............................
3. Dragonflies were here before Dinosaurs ..................
4. Crocodiles live in Devon ponds..........................
5. Some fish make nests ...............................
6. If nothing lives in pond water it is not safe to drink.........
7. A water rat is really a vole.......................
8. The Common Frog is no longer common.................

   Wetlands Discovery Trail Here!  

NEW!

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Interactive
Pond & Water Quizzes

Amphibian Menu
Frog Spawning
More Frog Spawning
Oxygen
Tadpole Predation

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