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Zoo Theme Crafts and Activities for Kids

This fascinating week-long Zoo Theme will make a fun week of learning for your toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students! Learn all about zoos and zoo animals with zoo activities for preschoolers! We have zoo crafts, zoo activities, zoo math, zoo science, zoo social studies, zoo printables and so much more! So get ready for outrageous fun with lions, and tigers, and bears – oh my with these zoo activities for kids!

This fascinating week-long Zoo Theme will make a fun week of learning for your toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students! Learn all about zoos and zoo animals with zoo activities for preschoolers! We have zoo crafts, zoo activities, zoo math, zoo science, zoo social studies, zoo printables and so much more! So get ready for outrageous fun with lions, and tigers, and bears - oh my with these zoo activities for kids!

Zoo Theme Preschool

It’s easy to put together a fun and educational zoo theme with this list of the zoo activities for kids and TONS of free oo animals printable! Use it as an engaging zoo theme kindergarten lesson plans or zoo theme preschool. Plus we have lots of zoo worksheets for preschoolers, kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 students. Simply choose from the lists of zoo themed books, zoo themed crafts, zoo animal printables, and educational zoo animal activities to quickly and easily put together a fun theme that your kids will love.

Zoo activities for preschoolers

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love all these fun, educational zoo activities to make learning fun for elementary age children!

Zoo Math There are so many great zoo math activities and hands-on animal math printables  that will fit with this fun zoo preschool theme.

Zoo Math

There are so many great zoo math activities for preschoolers and hands-on animal math printables  that will fit with this fun zoo preschool theme.

Zoo themed Language Arts Activities Start your zoo unit study these fun language arts activities.

Zoo Activities

Start your zoo unit study these fun language arts activities filled with ideas for elementary age students and zoo animal activities for preschoolers.

Zoo Crafts for Kids Kids of all ages will have fun making these zoo crafts for preschoolers.

Zoo Crafts

Kids of all ages will have fun making these zoo animal crafts! So many fun ideas to make zoo crafts for preschoolers and elementary age students!

Zoo Science Activities Add some of these fun zoo science activities for preschoolers to help kids of all ages get excited about science with fun zoo science experiments and projects.

Zoo Science Activities

Add some of these fun zoo science activities for preschoolers to help kids of all ages get excited about science with fun zoo science experiments and projects.

Zoo themed Social Studies These fun zoo activities are perfect for helping kids learn more about their community and the world around them.

Zoo activities

These fun zoo preschool activities are perfect for helping kids learn more about their community and the world around them.

HUGE Ocean Unit for elementary and middle school kids to learn about the ocean and aquatic animals with engaging lessons, hands on science experiments, worksheets, report templates, creative writing templates, and more!

Many zoos have an aquarium. Learn more about more in these ocean animals lesson.

Zoo Activities These zoo themed activities are so much fun the kids won't even realize they are learning!

Zoo animal activities for preschoolers

These zoo activities for kindergarten and preschool zoo activities are so much fun the kids won’t even realize they are learning!

desert animals themed worksheets for pre k, kindergarten, and grade 1 Forest Animals themed worksheets Arctic Animals Worksheets for Kids

These packs allow students to practice math, literacy, and more with a common theme!

Zoo Theme Books For Kids There are so many fun ways to use zoo themed books in your learning program. You can read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday, or read your favorite book (s) every day of the week. Kids love repetition, so don’t worry about boring them!

Zoo Theme Books For Kids

There are so many fun ways to use zoo themed books in your learning program. You can read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday, or read your favorite book (s) every day of the week.
Kids love repetition, so don’t worry about boring them!

Grab one or all of these excellent zoo themed books to study with your kids.

  • I Want to Be a Zookeeper
    This book gives young children a realistic view into the working day of a zoo keeper.
  • Life-Size Zoo
    The beautiful photography in this book shows animals at their actual size!
  • Curious About Zoo Vets
    This book shares the very busy “to do” list of zoo workers as they take care of their creatures large and small.
  • Incredible Zoo
    Kids will love learning about different kinds of zoo animals with this 3D sticker book
  • The View At The Zoo
    This is a funny book about a trip to the zoo with lovely illustrations.
  • Dear Zoo
    There are so many fun crafts and activities you can do to match this classic life the flap book
  • Animal Strike at the Zoo. It’s True!
    What happens when the lions and tigers and bears refuse to roar and prowl at the zoo? This is a fun story about an interesting trip to the zoo!
  • 1, 2, 3 To The Zoo.
    This lovely book combines counting and numbers with beautifully illustrated animals riding on a train to the zoo.
  • Z Is for Zookeeper: A Zoo Alphabet
    In this fun rhyming alphabet book each letter represents a different part of the zookeepers day.
  • What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo?
    This book introduces young readers to the people who keep zoo animals safe, healthy, and happy.
  • Life at the Zoo
    Meet the creatures who live at the zoo, and the people who care for them, in this book filled with amazing photographs and information.
  • My Heart Is Like a Zoo
    All the animals in this book are made of heart shapes! There are so many lovely ways this book can be used for a zoo learning theme.
  • Zoo Day
    This lovely book is about a child’s first visit to the zoo.
  • Plus don’t miss these 25 animal books for preschoolers

This fascinating week-long Zoo Theme will make a fun week of lessons for your toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students! Learn all about zoos and zoo animals with these zoo themed learning ideas. We have zoo crafts, zoo activities, zoo math, zoo science, zoo social studies, zoo printables and so much more!

Zoo activities for toddlers

Whether you are planning a field trip to your local zoo, having a virtual zoo visit online, or if your kids just love animals, there are so many ways to learn with these great zoo themed activities and ideas.

Here is a fun way to turn a trip to the zoo into a fun, educational sceince field trip! These zoo field trip worksheet will help your kids to explore the zoo more in-depth.  We've included zoo animals worksheet for first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Plus preschool zoo activities including zoo coloring pages perfect for toddler, preschool, and pre-k students. Finally create an animal report where kindergarten and elementary age students can draw animals they see and write down interesting information too. Simply print pdf file with zoo animal printables and you are ready to play and learn!  biome coloring pages

Animal Science

  FREE Life Cycle of Salmon Worksheets for preschool, prek, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students including not only life cycle information, but uppercase / lowercase salmon matching puzzles, salmon counting, letter find, and so much more! 67 pages!!! LOW PREP! #lifecycle #science #kindergarten Children will love learning about these fascinating animals from around the world that are sadly endangered animals. Grab these free printable Endangered Animals Worksheets for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students to make learning about animals fun and easy!   In our homeschool science we’ve been learning about the Biosphere. To help my kids better understand the different Biomes, I created this habitat game to help kids learn about he different major biomes and habitats animals live in. Habitat Adventure is a free printable Science game that teaches pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6 the grade students about 8 Major Biomes of the World, 60+ animals, as well as Taxonomy.

Animal Activities

Animal Classifications for Kids Cootie Catchers Dive in to this fun Ocean Animals Lesson filled with fascinating information about the oceans, whales, star fish, sharks, and more amazing creatures. You will find engaging text, science experiments, printable worksheets, life cycles, printable crafts, label the anatomy, report templates, creative writing prompts, beautiful color flashcards, and so much more! Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply print free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. Children will love learning about these fascinating animals from around the world that are sadly endangered animals. Grab these free printable Endangered Animals Worksheets for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students to make learning about animals fun and easy!  

Animal Printables for Kids

We have lots of fun, hands on activities to teach kids about animals! Whether you are completing a zoology lesson , supplementing your homeschool science lesson, or just learning about your child’s favorite animals, we’ve got some fantastic resources filled with cute clipart and engaging activities:

free printable color by number worksheets with a fun zoo animals theme - fun preschool math actiity for mumber recognition Zoo Animals Counting Book 7 adorable animal masks perfect for celebrating zoo day

Animals for Kids

Sneak in some additional learning activities featuring these amazing animals with these clever resources:

Your children will have fun learning all winter long with these fun ideas for a winter theme! We have over 100 free printable winter theme ideas, plus winter crafts and winter activities for kids. Plus we have educational activities like winter math and winter science and language arts activities too! This January theme is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. Learn all about dinosaurs with a weeks worth of  dinosaur alphabet, dinosaur math, dinosaur science, dinosaur crafts, dinosaur activities, dinosaur books and so much more in this dinosaur theme. All you need to do is pick your favorite books, a few educational activities, and have a marvelous week learning with your kids! These themed activities are perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. Learn all about farms with this delightful week-long, educational farm theme. Pick your favorite farm activities including farm math, farm literacy printables, farm science projects, farm social studies ideas, and farm crafts to have a marvelous week learning with your kids! This life on the farm theme filled with barnyard animals is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students.

Weekly Themes

Whether you use these themed learning ideas for your lower elementary age students or as preschool weekly themes, we’ve got lots of fun themed eductational activities to make your lesson plan:

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Sara

Sara Dennis is a homeschooling mother of 6. Her goal is to help moms simplify their homeschools so they can give their kids an excellent education and thrive at home. She blogs at Classically Homeschooling.

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  • Craft activities like these are perfect for kids to explore and enhance their creative side. Thanks for sharing these ideas and explaining them so well!

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