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Zoo Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Teach your class about zoo animals with the help of ABCmouse! This set of printables includes word searches, coloring pages, and more. Access these and thousands of other resources for preschool through 2nd grade at...
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Zoo Animals

For Teachers K
Before a trip to the zoo, you can have your students complete these motivating activities. Learners listen to the book Do Pigs Have Stripes by Melanie Walsh, and classify a group of animals based on attributes. Then students draw a...
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A Visit to the Madrid Zoo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students conduct research on animals by visiting the website for the Madrid Zoo. They locate various animals on the website and answer questions about animals and their habitats in Spanish, then create a poster, advertisement, or a press...
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Zoo Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Let's go to the zoo! Take a pretend trip to the zoo with a lesson plan about animals that live at the zoo. Kids sing, match animals, practice animal sounds, and read about Sammy the Snake's birthday party.
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Kindergarten Takes a Trip to the Zoo

For Teachers K
Students write, draw pictures and talk about their trip to a zoo identifying the animals that they saw. They create an iMovie that incorporates all of these elements.
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ZOO-per Bingo

For Students 4th - 6th
In this zoo animal activity, students participate in a bingo game that involves a wide variety of different animals found in a zoo.
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Around-The-World-Zoo

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Junior biologists design and maintain a website about a zoo by researching, classifying, and providing the correct habitats for the animals they choose to have in their zoo. This technology-based project can last over an entire semester...
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Word Exercises with Zoo Animals

For Teachers 3rd
For this word exercises with zoo animals worksheet, 3rd graders match 6 animals with descriptions, then solve a crossword puzzle with 6 clues.
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Zoo Programs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students research zoo animals and plants native to each zoo animal's environment. They measure and cut stencils of animals and plants to use in printing a cover for a zoo animal report. They locate photos of both and create a classroom...
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Zoo-Goers Ready to Greet Baby Panda

For Students 2nd - 6th
The Smithsonian's National Zoo, also known as the Washington Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. Youngsters read and discuss a news article about Tai Shan, baby panda that was one of the zoos most famous residents. They...
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If I Ran the Zoo

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
Here's a fresh take on a writing prompt. After a reading of Dr. Seuss's If I Ran the Zoo, primary graders imagine a creature for Dr. Seuss's zoo, write a description of their animal, give it a name, explain what it eats, how it behaves,...
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How to Tame a Field Trip to the Zoo

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Keep your pupils focused on field trip learning objectives with before, during, and after activities.
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Introduce Vocabulary: My School's a Zoo (Smith)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Your classroom may feel like a zoo sometimes, but it's nothing like this! Stu Smith's book My School's a Zoo is an excellent way to introduce some fun vocabulary words in context, and it's available on YouTube in case you don't have it....
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Real-Life Math | Zoo Keeper, Hoofstock

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Zoos are a great place to learn about math (and see cute animals, too). Part of a larger Real-Life Math series, an informative video, which has a zookeeper describe math in her job, sets the stage for the lesson. Learners answer...
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Zoo Animal Cages

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Build character and satisfy a sweet tooth with an activity that brings scholars together to build a cage for zoo animals using graham crackers, animals crackers, frosting, and licorice. 
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Zoo Vet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students come up with a list of all the animals that might be found in a zoo. They think of all the things that a zoo needs to do and provide for each animal. They discuss what the role of any zoo should be. They design a healthy zoo...
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Zoo

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students are participate in several activity centers in order to better understand what a zoo is. For this zoo themed lesson, students discuss things found in a zoo and rotate through different centers with zoo themes.   Centers focus on...
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Activities for a Day at the Zoo

For Teachers K - 6th
A trip to the zoo can result in a multimedia presentation and a variety of interesting research topics.
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Zoo Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders scientific knowledge of animals and animal kingdoms are reinforced and enhanced. They gain more experience navigating the World Wide Web. Students go on a Zoo Scavenger Hunt.
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Zoo Animals Spelling

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this spelling unit worksheet, students learn 10 words about zoo animals. Students demonstrate their knowledge by completing word search, scrambled words, sentence writing, alphabetical order and taking a test.
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At the Zoo

For Students K - 1st
In this zoo worksheet, students cut out 9 words and match them with the correct animals. These animals include a bear, monkey, giraffe and elephant.
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Life Systems- Zoo Central

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students investigate the various aspects associated with living things while also concentrating on their basic needs. They explore the aspects of movement and growth in plants and animals. This is done through research and other...
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Algebra I: Extended Performance Task Designing Zoo Exhibits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How fast are animals at the zoo, anyway? Scholars research running speeds of various animals and write equations using these speeds. The final product of this task is to create a zoo exhibit on running speeds and outline a presentation...
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Zoo Animal Experts

For Teachers K
As part of an exploration of zoo animals, kindergarteners conduct research on their favorite animal and compile their information. Learners write about their animal in a journal and create a trading card. The culminating activity is a...

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