Mammals

Mammal Activities for Children

These mammal activities for kids may be exclusively about a mammal species or included in a joint activities with other animals.

Halloween flapping bat craft

Flapping Bat Craft

Make a bat that actually flaps its wings! It looks very real, it’s interactive but most importantly, i’s super fun! Read more

 

 

 

Learn to Bellow like a Koala

So many children can moo like a cow, ssss like a snake and hoot like an owl but not many (if any) can bellow like a koala. Why not watch this video tutorial with your child and give it a go?! Click here to find out how.

 

Swap the Bunny for the Bilby this Easter

You read right. This Easter, swap that little white ball of fluff and insert the dull grey rodent-like marsupial with its sharp teeth that rips apart flesh. Sounds like the stuff nightmares are made of, right? Read more…

 

 

Ways to help save the tiger

 Saving Tigers with a Decorated Glass Jar

There’s many easy ways you can act for wildlife. Collecting loose change is just one way your children can take an active role to help save a species like the majestic tiger! Read more

 

 

 

Does your Child have an Animalistic Sense of Smell?

We may not be on top of the best smellers list but we can still pretend like we are. Kids can have so much fun smelling what’s in the jar and guessing what animal would eat the food. Click here to read more.

 

 


Book Review – Fox and Fine Feathers

A beautiful book with stunning illustrations that camouflage the wildlife. Watch out for the fox! Read more…

 

 

 

Wildlife Hand Art

We came across some beautiful hand painting by Guido Daniele and couldn’t help but try our own. Check them out, his work is stunning! Click here to see this post.

 

 

 

Go Batty – Bat Activity

Have you ever watched a bat colony? You can learn so much about them just by watching them for 30 minutes. Read more…

 

 

 

Help Orangutans

 Kids Acting for Orangutans

Let your children help save orangutans by allowing them to download and colour these postcards (free template). Send them off to a business that’s still using palm oil in its products. Please help save this beautiful and so, so vulnerable species. Read more

 

Wildlife Footprint Fun in Five Ways

Use these five footprint templates in five different ways. Read more…

 

 

 

Camping to get Closer to Nature

Imagine the wildlife you see when you go camping! Going camping get you and your family close to nature and close to wildlife. Read more…

 

 

 

Puppet Play Part One – Australian Animals

Learning about wildlife through play so much fun. Print these these free Australian wildlife finger  puppets and get playing (free printable). To read and download the puppet printable click here.

 

 

 

Seven Homely Ways to have Fun with Wildlife Caves

Sometimes it’s not easy to get out into a wildlife habitat when a child’s interest is piqued. There are always great alternatives like creating a wildlife habitat at home. Read more…

 

 

Camping at Home, Wildlife Education and Stuffed Toy Fun

Is it too cold to go camping? Why not set up at home and use your stuffed toys for wildlife spotting during bush walking and night spotting.  You can teach your child about diurnal and nocturnal wildlife too! Read more…

 

 

 

Wombat unitWombat Play in Five Learning Ways

When a child is interested in an animal, it’s an invitation for great learning and fun play! Take a look at our journey where we learnt about wombats through play. Read More

 

 

Ten Activities to Celebrate National Bilby Day

Share these ten bilby activities with your children to encourage awareness of the Bilby for National Bilby Day (free bilby mask printable). To download and read more click here.

 

 

 

Phylomon Vs. Pokemon

Pokémon was a hit with children all over the world. They fell in love with the out-of-this-world creatures and their connections with humans. There’s just one problem. Children know more about Pokémon creatures than our real wildlife species. Read more…

 

 

Koala Activities for Save the Koala Month

Eight koala activities you can share with your children during Save the Koala Month in September. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Build Your Wild Self

This website will engage children in a land of make-believe, allowing them to become a new kind of wild creature by adding their different animal features to a boy or girl body (website review). Read more…

 

 

 

Wildlife Movement Dice: Draw out your Inner Animal

Jump, hop, slither and fly like an animal. Don’t forget the noises too! Have some fun finding your inner animal through this wildlife movement dice (free printable). Download and find out more here.

 

 

 

Animal and wildlife rice activity Magic Wildlife Rice

This magical rice play is so easy to do, you’ll love it! All you need is some coloured rice and a glue stick and your ready to go! Read more…

 

 

 

animal bean bags How to make Animal Bean Bags

This is a very basic template to help you make these Animal Bean bags for your children. It’s really simple. Decorate it with some buttons and viola, fun bean bags or even a heat pack for children – animal themed! Read more…

 

 

 

Hop, Stick and Jump into Animal Classification

Really fun ways to introduce animal classification to children! Read more…

 

 

 

 

Fur Feather and Scale Activities

A nice number of fur, feather and scale activities for children. Animal body covering rubbings, collages and investigation. Read more…

 

 

 

Wildlife photographyGive your Kid a Camera to ger Closer to Nature

Giving your child a camera in a wildlife-rich environment (like a zoo or duck park) allows them to explore the wonders of nature around them, focus on mammals they hadn’t noticed before and develop wildlife appreciation. Read more…

 

 

 

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