635 FREE Animals Worksheets

FREE Animals Worksheets

Animals are a popular ESL topic especially with young learners and students in primary school. Here at BusyTeacher there are 635 worksheets in this section that focus on animals as well as a variety of grammar points. These are all ready to use, free, and printable which makes the site a great resource for teaching materials. Take a look at this worksheet which combines animal vocabulary and reading practice into a guessing game for students which they can complete individually, in pairs, or even in groups. If you would like to do something else, look at some other worksheets to find something your students will love.
Animals are a fun topic that students enjoy talking about so they can be used throughout your course to interest students in a variety of activities. Younger students especially like talking about different types of animals so be sure to give them the opportunity to use this enthusiasm in their ESL classes. Besides studying animal vocabulary, you can also use animal flashcards when studying comparative and superlative structures, descriptive words and for other topics too. With intermediate, advanced, and adult learners animals will be a less important topic but you may consider talking about some of them in discussions, for example polar bears and global warming.

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Reading Comprehension - Facts About Koalas

Reading Comprehension - Facts About Koalas

This reading comprehension includes a short piece of text with some interesting facts about koalas. Students read through the text and then answer the questions that follow. Some of the question ...
1 Views 2,436 Elem
Reading Comprehension - What Is An Omnivore?

Reading Comprehension - What Is An Omnivore?

This reading comprehension includes some fun facts about omnivores! What do omnivores eat? What is the world’s largest omnivore? Students read through the facts and answer the accompanying ...
1 Views 1,665 ElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension - What Is A Herbivore?

Reading Comprehension - What Is A Herbivore?

This reading comprehension includes some fun facts about herbivores! What is the world's smallest herbivore? What is a frugivore? Students read through the facts and answer the accompanying study ...
1 Views 1,089 ElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension - What Is A Carnivore?

Reading Comprehension - What Is A Carnivore?

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about carnivores! What is the world's largest carnivore? What is a scavenger? Students read through the text and answer the accompanying ...
1 Views 1,067 ElemPre-Int
ESL Activity Sheet For Children - Farm Animals & Prepositions of Place

ESL Activity Sheet For Children - Farm Animals & Prepositions of Place

Ellie @ Osito ESL
This ESL Activity Sheet for children can be used in numerous ways to cover basic vocabulary and grammar points. The key objectives are: teaching/revising farm animal vocabulary and teaching/lear ...
1 Views 1,280 BegElem
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ESL Vocabulary Card Game - Farm & Wild Animals

ESL Vocabulary Card Game - Farm & Wild Animals

Ellie @ Osito ESL
This 3-page PDF contains 27 game cards to be used as an engaging ESL/EFL game. Best played in groups of eight. The game helps children recall and revise animal vocabulary. It includes farm animal ...
1 Views 954 BegElem
Reading Comprehension - I Am A Koala

Reading Comprehension - I Am A Koala

Short reading comprehension for early learners. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help with other subjects. Students read through the short comprehension about a koala called K ...
2 Views 16,328 Elem
Ladybird Song Worksheet

Ladybird Song Worksheet

kristine44
This is a worksheet with a video and a poem about the ladybird. There are 9 exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exercises (Circle the adjective, Fill in the ...
1 Views 6,839 ElemPre-IntInt
Animal Idioms

Animal Idioms

kristine44
•Animals,
This is my second grammar guide about idioms. It contains 15 pages of idioms and expressions connected with animals. Including definitions, example sentences and a few pictures. British English. ...
1 Views 7,683 All
Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

Sarah
•Animals, ,
I couldn't find a worksheet like this online so I made it ! You can use it with the class, writing the color and the pronunciation of the color. You can then imagine sentences such as "An eggplan ...
1 Views 8,300 BegElem
20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
•Animals,
This worksheet contains 29 realistic sea animals flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com flashcard maker. The following sea animals flashcards include stingray, octopus, seaweed, starfish ...
1 Views 10,629 BegElemPre-Int
Eagle Video and Worksheet

Eagle Video and Worksheet

kristine44
This is a worksheet about the eagle. It contains a video with a poem, music and a lot of pictures. There are eight exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exerci ...
1 Views 8,441 ElemPre-IntInt
Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?

Are All Endangered Species Worth Saving?

Anastasiia
The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the problem of animal extinction and human role in preserving wildlife and includes vocabulary in Ukranian. The video puts forward controversial ...
1 Views 7,761 Pre-IntInt
Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the rabbit using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun fact ...
1 Views 5,462 Elem
Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Worksheet

Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Worksheet

It's a 2011 comedy movie based on the book. This worksheet has simple questions based on a few scenes in the movie and a little activity/picture matching. Vocabulary: eagle / sailing / character / ...
1 Views 11,929 Pre-Int
Endangered Species - Red Wolf Research

Endangered Species - Red Wolf Research

Did you know that the Red Wolf (Canis Rufus) is the most endangered of all the wolf species? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill in the missing words using the word ...
1 Views 13,985 Elem
Pets and Body Parts Mingle and Drawing Worksheet

Pets and Body Parts Mingle and Drawing Worksheet

Jake M
A mingle / drawing activity for young learners to talk about their pets and to practice body parts. In part 1 students find a friend who has a pet matching the image and then write two things abou ...
1 Views 10,764 BegElem
Wild Horses Video

Wild Horses Video

kristine44
• » Animals
I´ve made a video with a poem about horses. There are 6 exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exercises (Circle the adjective, Fill in the missing letters ...
1 Views 5,278 ElemPre-Int
Garden Activities Collection

Garden Activities Collection

Tom Leventhall
•Animals, ,
It's Spring! What better time to do some garden vocabulary with your students. File contains a number of garden-based activities: idioms, collocations match, discussion questions, and design acti ...
2 Views 7,330 IntAdv
Endangered Species - Mountain Gorilla

Endangered Species - Mountain Gorilla

Did you know that male gorillas are called silverbacks? How much do your students know about the gentle mountain gorilla? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill in the ...
1 Views 19,476 Elem
Researching Animals - Giraffe

Researching Animals - Giraffe

This science worksheet was created for primary aged children and asks students to write a short report about giraffes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will hel ...
1 Views 7,931 Elem
Research Activity: Amur Leopard

Research Activity: Amur Leopard

This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students and will help a child's research skills. This worksheet asks students to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to ...
2 Views 8,877 Elem
Insects By The Numbers

Insects By The Numbers

Tom Leventhall
• » Animals
A full lesson plan about insects including a warmer, an "insects by the numbers" guessing activity, a disgusting insects ranking activity, a bugs parts labeling activity, and a series of quirky d ...
1 Views 6,506 IntAdvExam
Endangered Species - Fin Whale

Endangered Species - Fin Whale

Did you know that the fin whale is the second largest whale in the world? Find out some more interesting facts about fin whales by completing this endangered species resource. Students are asked t ...
2 Views 18,175 Elem
Animal Idioms - Shouting Dictation

Animal Idioms - Shouting Dictation

Tom Leventhall
•Animals,
Shouting dictation for animal idioms - suitable for Int and above. Contains both a shouting dictation for the idioms, which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. Also contain ...
4 Views 12,672 IntAdvExam

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