Posted by: Jacquie Fisher   

Zoo Scavenger Hunt & Wild Animal Activities

Print off your free Zoo Scavenger Hunt and enjoy your next visit with the animals!

Are you a big fan of zoo visits? 

We love going to observe the animals and see their funny (and interesting) antics and activities. 

This week, we're highlighting ideas for Zoo Visits & Wild Animal Activities on the Discover & Explore linky. 


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My kids always find something new and intriguing on our zoo visits. 

Sometimes we'll notice the way an animal moves, what they are eating or how they might be looking at us as much as we're looking at them. 

Zoos are wonderful for kids because they allow for some fun science observation and classification discussions. 

Are bears and kangaroos related?  What do they have in common and what might be different?

And what about all the birds you see at the aviary -- can they all fly? 

I love all the questions that arise as we observe the animals.

Here are a few fun ideas to encourage questions and observations on your next zoo visit:

 

Free Printable Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Print off this free Zoo Scavenger Hunt and have some fun searching for animals and their behaviors.

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Great Books for the Zoo

 Here's a fun list of books about the zoo -- both fiction and nonfiction -- to read before or after your next trip to see the animals.

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 You can also print off these zoo bookmarks with fun animal facts to encourage some 'wild' summer reading!

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MORE ZOO ACTIVITIES:
Make sure to visit our co-host Fantastic Fun & Learning to see what wild animal & zoo fun they are sharing this week along with all of the other zoo ideas below.

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Guest - Deb @ Living Montessori Now on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:30

I love scavenger hunts, and I appreciate the thought required for yours, Jacquie. Thanks so much for sharing your free printables! I featured your scavenger hunt as the Free Printable of the Day at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page and on Pinterest.

I love scavenger hunts, and I appreciate the thought required for yours, Jacquie. Thanks so much for sharing your free printables! I featured your scavenger hunt as the Free Printable of the Day at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page and on Pinterest.
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