Looking for a fun monkey activity for the kids to do? We’ve got a fun and educational set of printables they’ll love!
Check out these monkey color by numbers for 3 different illustrations featuring this adorable animal.
Find some more fun color by number worksheets your kids will love. There are all sorts of illustrations to choose from, so there’s something for everyone!
Your little monkeys will be so excited to reveal the hidden monkey pictures on each page.
As they color in each number with its coordinating color, they’ll work on color and number recognition, following instructions, and fine motor skills.
If your little ones can’t quite read, yet, no worries, just color in the key at the bottom of the page so they can match the color to the number.
Animal Ideas For Kids
When it’s time to take a break from all the fun in the sun, incorporate some fun crafts and activities into your child’s day! Do they have a favorite animal?
Encourage them to learn more about it with some of our animal ideas. From books to educational worksheets, kids will be excited to learn more about animals all over the world.
Check out some of our favorites below.
Animal Books For Kids
Reading books to your kids is not only entertaining but also stimulates their cognitive development. As a parent or caregiver, it is important to incorporate daily reading into your child’s routine.
By reading to your child, you are engaging their imagination and creativity while building their language skills.
Reading also helps to improve concentration and focus, which can lead to better academic performance!
Check out our top recommendations for animal books below.
The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids is a great book for curious kiddos! Find facts on almost any animal your child is learning about. This is a great resource to have in your home library collection.
The View At The Zoo is a silly book about all the animals at the zoo. When the people come to take a look at the animals, they see all sorts of sights! But, there’s a twist to this book that you have to read for yourself and laugh about!
Giraffes Can’t Dance is a sweet and fun book about Gerald the Giraffe. He can’t dance, but doesn’t stop trying! He finally finds his own rhythm when he meets an unlikely friend.
Animal Crafts For Kids
Crafting is an activity that gives kids an opportunity to develop important skills while they’re having fun. They’re able to work on fine motor skills when they color, use scissors, glue pieces in place, and so much more.
Kids also develop their critical thinking skills and patience when they create crafts. This activity can also be relaxing for kids and keep them focused and engaged, so it’s great for their mental development and health.
Plan some crafts for this summer with the help of our various animal crafts to choose from!
Lion Paper Plate Craft – For a roaring good craft time, scoop up this free template, a paper plate, and a few supplies you probably already have on hand! Kids will be amazed at how a boring paper plate can become a mighty lion!
Quail Handprint Craft – This is quite the craft to try! This quaint and quirky bird will be so fun for kids to make with their own handprints! A great addition to a lesson on birds or the letter Q!
Koala Handprint Craft – This cute and cuddly animal is a hit with the kids. Their little handprints will help their koala hang onto their eucalyptus! It’s so cool to see what they can make out of a handprint, so be sure to check this one out!
Paper Plate Sloth Craft – When your little ones are just hanging around, give them a fun project to do. These little animals may be slooow, but that’s not the case with how this craft comes together! Break out the paper plates and paint to make this cute sloth with your kids.
Animal Activities For Kids
Our animal do a dot printable pack is packed with 29 pages of fun with lots of different animals. These worksheets are a great way for kids to work on counting, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and more! So grab the dot markers and these printables for an enjoyable educational activity.
Coloring is a fun and easy to prepare activity that kids love. Download these free printable fox coloring pages to keep them occupied and engaged.
Each coloring sheet includes an adorable fox and a simple sentence for kids to practice reading to be clever as foxes!
Kids will follow the polar bear on different paths to practice cutting with scissors. With these polar bear cutting activity pages, kids will not only master using their scissors, but also gain hand strength, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills.
They’ll also practice counting and matching as they cut and paste the correct piece in place.
These pre k color by numbers are a favorite way to keep our little ones entertained while learning at the same time!
This pack of printables is filled with animals that kids will be excited to color in by matching the correct color and numbers. As the spaces are colored according to the key at the bottom, they’ll reveal some cool animals!
Whether your kids are learning about the letter M or studying monkeys and other zoo animals, these free printable preschool monkey activities will be a hit with the kids! They’ll work on counting, letter recognition, similarities and differences, and much more!
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