These Animal Research Worksheets are perfect for helping your child learn all about various types of animals.
We’re going to be studying biology this week so you’ll be seeing some fun biology worksheets as I prepare them for my kids to use. If you’re researching a specific animal this is a great way to showcase what your child knows about their animal. I love leaving space for pictures because it doesn’t always have to be done with words. A picture can also tell a lot as well.
I have a son who hates writing and prefers to draw so this is for him. He’s my animal lover and loves reading about ocean animals and wild cats. He thinks he knows everything there is about his favorite animals. We watch a lot of documentaries and we’re continuing with the wildest series on Netflix, after watching Wildest Arctic, we’re now in Wildest Africa.
If you love this activity, you have to try these Animal Activities for Kids, too.
These worksheets come in handy because we can take what we’ve watched and use them to learn more! And now we have tons more fun printable kindergarten worksheets to share.
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Recommended Animal Books for Kids
Not sure which animal to research? Find your favorite animal from one of these amazing animal books your kids will love the cool pictures in here.
There are so many great animal books for kids. We love going through them all and have a blast doing so. It’s safe to say that if the kids love animals, you’ll likely never run out of books for them to read!
The great thing about having all these book choices is that the kids can easily read any of them at any time of the year. This means that the more that they’re active, the more that they’re going to have fun with the books as well.
You can use animal books as a fun way for them to learn animal facts or to just see some great pictures of animals, too.
These books are great for animal learning or to get pumped up and ready to head to the zoo! Have fun with these books because they’re great for adults and for kids!
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My Animal Research Worksheets
If your child has ever wondered where an animal is from or what makes it special, these are the worksheets that can help with that. With sections for learning about their predators to understanding where they live, they’ll love being able to take charge and research and report their findings.
You can print off several or use my handy tip and laminate the animal worksheets as well. That way, you can use them, wipe them clean and use them over and over again.
This is also a good time to introduce the concept of the animal food chain. Check out these Food Chain Worksheets that will be very helpful when you came across the food chain science lesson.
Besides, there are literally thousands upon thousands of animals out there to explore so you more than likely will have a use for them at some other point in time as well.
These are just a few book and toy recommendations that your child may love to have to read and play with. Anytime you can combine learning and fun, it’s always a great outcome.
Recommended Animal Toys
The best part about learning about animals is that they’re are so many ways to do it. From zoo trips to trips to the farm, animals tend to be everywhere that you want and need to go.
You can even take the time to learn about your own pets at home and have a whole lesson about them and their lives. The more that you can teach the kids about animals, the more they’re going to want to learn!
Don’t overlook the fact that there are a lot of different types of animals to learn about as well. Mammals and reptiles are just a few options but you can easily find others as you want. My kids really love learning about ocean animals as well especially when shark week is underway!
Talk to the kids about what their favorite animal is and think of ways for them to talk about the animal. You can have them draw it, create it, or even write down some fun and silly facts about it, too.
They just may that are going to love their favorite animals even more after they find out some fun facts to go along with them!
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I’m a big believer that when it comes to a series of learning for your kids, animal learning should be at the top of your list. This is because it’s hard to ever get bored with learning about cute animals!
Challenge them to find out a bit more information about animals. They can do this by using the research printables or by reading up about the animals in books. The summer months are a great time to have them study some of their favorite animals, too.
The more that you can find ways for them to explore, the more they’re going to love researching. And being able to research topics and expand on them is a skill that they’re going to use for their entire life.
More Animals Worksheets
Now that you see how much fun it can be for the kids to research and learn about animals, make certain to check out these other fun activities and ideas as well! You can easily pair them together and create quite the learning fun for the kids! They might all be about different topics but they’re all topics that can be taught together and are fun to expand on.
Animal Tracing Worksheets by Homeschool Preschool
Animal Strike at the Zoo Activities by Homeschool Preschool