Animals activities for kids

Kids love animals - baby animals, farm animals, wild animals, and imaginary ones too! Try these kids activities for animal crafts, games, rhymes, stories, and songs.

79 Animals activities

Zoo Poem

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 36 months

Time:

A fill-in-the-blank poem that you can chant together at the zoo or when looking at a book about animals.

We Love to Travel

Arts & Crafts by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Help your children to learn about birds and other animals that love to travel.

Let's Walk!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 18 to 42 months

Time: 4 mins

Rhyme to get kids walking, jumping and hopping.

Ice Ornaments

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 5 hours

Have fun collecting, creating and hanging these Eco-friendly ice ornaments that later serve as animal feeders. Great for practicing observation...

Bailey Barncat and the Mice

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 24 to 60 months

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Bailey Barncat threatens the mice. Will the mice come up with a solution to their problem?

The Tortoise and the Hare

Story by: Seattlemum

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Story contrasting approaches to meeting a goal. The rabbit represents bursts of speed but lack of consistent focus. The turtle who represents...

Grassland Fun

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to understand about grasslands and the animals that inhabit them.

Animal Name Memory Game

Game by: sumana

Ages: 12 to 36 months

Time: 15 mins

This game introduces animal names to the child. Also, children are encouraged to associate the picture of the animal picture to its name.

Beehive Counting Practice

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 6 to 30 months

Time:

A clever little poem to teach your child how to count with their fingers.

Los Pollitos Dicen (“The Baby Chicks Say”)

Song by: Bijou

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Classic Spanish song about baby chicks and their mother that kids (and adults) love to sing.

Whale with Water Blowing Out of His Spout

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Create a finger-painted whale on paper with fuzzy pipe cleaners for water blowing from the spout.

Little Bo Peep

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Popular English nursery rhyme about a shepherdess who has lost her sheep.

Stencil Painting with Sponge Texture

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time: 20 mins

Child gets to make stenciled artwork while improving hand and eye coordination and fine motor skills.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 6 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Get your kids moving by singing this cute Teddy Bear rhyme!

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Fine Motor Skills along with interest and knowledge of birds are hatched with this activity.

Penguin Sponge Painting

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Use sponge-painting technique to create a penguin

The Faithful Dog

Story by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

The Master's is a very faithful pet. He shows us his intelligence and loyalty in this short story.

Understanding Collective Nouns of Animals

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to remember the collective nouns of animals.

Bruno Learns to Bark

Story by: Pooju

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Bruno the puppy is an important part of the family!

The Ugly Dragon

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Never judge book by its cover - or a dragon by his hide. With kindness you might find a good heart inside.