Animal Printables: Coloring for Kids & More

Animal Printables

We have a great variety of animal printables available for your kids or class. All of our printable animal worksheets and activity pages are available to print at home or for teachers to use as part of a lesson plan at school. If you are interested in a specific animal you can visit one of our specialized animal pages. We have a lot of different animals to choose from including cats, dogs, horses, farm animals, fish, frog, and more. So, print and enjoy these fun and educational worksheets. These animal printables are made for preschool, kindergarten, or grade school aged kids.

The types of animal printables include word search puzzles, animal shaped mazes, counting mazes, coloring pages, dot to dot printables, cryptogram puzzles, and more. The activities are appropriate for a range of ages. Some pages, like the coloring pages and shaped mazes, are for younger kids. The word puzzles are more appropriate for older kids.

The printables listed below are a sampling of the animal printables available at PrintActivities.com:

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Animal Word Searches

15x15 Puzzles

The animal word searches range a large variety of animals. The animals range from household pets to wild animals. Each of the word searches have at least 20 words to find in the grid of letters. When done, read the unused letters to find a secret message. Choose your favorite animal and enjoy the printable puzzle.

Animals of the African Rainforest: 20 Animals from the African jungle habitat
Animals of the Amazon Rainforest: 20 Animals from the Amazon jungle habitat
Animals of the Asian Rainforest: 20 Animals from the Asian jungle habitat
Amphibians: General characteristics of amphibians
Apes: Apes (General Characteristics)
Cats: General characteristics of cats
Dogs General characteristics of dogs
Fish 1: Tropical freshwater fish
Fish 2: Tropical saltwater fish
Frogs: General words about frogs
Horse: Horse Breeds
Horse 2: General words
Monkeys: General characteristics of monkeys
Penguins: Words about penguins
Pets: Common household pets
Polar Bears: General Characteristics of polar bears
Rabbits: Famous rabbits from literature, tv, movies, etc.

10x10 Puzzles

Birds of Prey & Garden Birds

See our full selection of Printable Word Searches for Kids.

Animal Dot to Dot Puzzles

The dot to dot worksheets are all number puzzles that range from 24 up to 91 in length. So, they are great for a range of ages and number skills. Just use a pencil to connect the numbers in order and a picture on an animal will appear. Bird Dot to Dot 1: Soaring bird (1-28)
Bird Dot to Dot 2: Dove with outstretched wings (1-40)
Cat Dot to Dot: Walking cat (1-91)
Dog Dot to Dot: Standing dog (1-75)
Duck Dot to Dot: Swimming duck (1-24)
Frog Dot to Dot: Sitting spotted frog (1-60)
Horse Dot to Dot: Side view of standing horse (1-66)
Lamb Dot to Dot: Lamb with full face view (1-52)
Monkey Dot to Dot: Outline of monkey (1-60)
Penguin Dot to Dot: Front view of penguin (1-60)
Polar Bear Dot to Dot: Front view of polar bear (1-69)
Sheep Dot to Dot: Side view of sheep (1-51)

See our full collection of Numbers Dot to Dot Printables.

Animal Mazes

There are two types of animal mazes available. The first type is a traditional maze with walls you have to navigate around to find the exit. The second type is our counting mazes. We have animal mazes for counting by 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, or 5s. Just follow the numbers in order to get to the destination.

These are traditional animal mazes that are actually in the shapes of various animals. Navigate around the walls of each animal maze to find the exit. We have a terrific variety of animal mazes to choose from.

Beaver Animal Maze: Help the beaver find more trees.
Bird Maze: Guide the bird to its nest.
Bird Maze 2: Help the chick find its family.
Butterfly Maze: Help the butterfly migrate to a warmer place.
Cat Maze: Help the cat find the mouse.
Chipmunk Maze: Help the chipmunk find the nuts
Dog Maze: Help the dog find its ball.
Elephant Animal Maze: Guide the mother elephant thru the maze to her baby.
Fish Maze: Go through maze from head to tail.
Frog Maze: Help the frog find the flies.
Horse Maze: Help the horse find the next fence
Horse Maze 2: Guide the rearing horse to its friends.
Koala Animal Maze: Help the koala find its friend in the tree
Monkey Maze: Help the monkey find the giraffe.
Gorilla Animal Maze: Guide the gorilla to the bananas.
Penguin Maze: Help the penguin catch a fish.
Polar Bear Animal Maze: Guide the polar bear to the seal.
Rhino Animal Maze: Guide the rhino to a bush to eat.
Sheep Maze: Guide the lost sheep to its friends.
Turtle Maze: Help the turlte find water.

See our full collection of Printable Mazes for Kids.

Animal Counting Mazes

The counting by numbers mazes are a great educational tool. Draw the path from the beginning to the end of each animal maze by counting in various increments of numbers. Choose the counting by 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, or 5s depending on your child's math skills.

Counting By 1s Animal Maze: Help the cat find its food dish.
Counting By 2s Animal Maze: The dog wants to howl at the moon.
Counting By 3s Animal Maze: Take the cart to the horse.
Counting By 4s Animal Maze: Guide the penguin to his buddy.
Counting By 5s Animal Maze: Help the panda find its friend.

Animal Word Scramble Puzzles

Each of the animal word scrambles pages has 4 word scramble puzzles per page. Each scramble puzzle has a title that it's based on and 5 words to unscramble. Unscramble the first four words and use the circled letters to solve the final word. Note that if a word can be unscrambled into more than one word, then use the word that best matches the theme of the title.

Birds Names: 4 sets of various common birds
Cat Word Scrambles: House Cats, House Cats 2, Wild Cats, Cat Breeds
Dinosaur Word Scrambles: About Dinosaurs, Jurassic, Triceratops, T-Rex
Dog Word Scrambles: About Dogs, Dog Breeds, Dog Breeds 2, Fictional Dogs
Farm Word Scrambles: About Farms, Pigs, Cows, Chickens
Fish Word Scrambles: Fish Species, More Fish, Gerneral Fish Words, Crustaceans
Frog Word Scrambles: Frogs 1, Frogs 2, Amphibians, Toads
Horse Word Scrambles: About Horses, About Horses 2, Horse Breeds, Horse Tack
Monkey Word Scrambles: Monkey Species, About Monkeys, About Apes, About Monkeys 2
Pandas Word Scrambles: About Pandas, About Pandas 2, Penguin Species, Happy Feet Characters

See our full collection of Printable Word Scrambles for kids.

Animal Cryptogram Puzzles

The printable cryptogram puzzles use letter substitutions to create the puzzles. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. With cryptogram puzzles, whole sentences or even paragraphs are encrypted. Each printable cryptogram puzzle uses a different letter substitution encryption. There is 1 puzzle page with 3 cryptogram puzzles and a solution page.

Butterfly Cryptograms
Cat Cryptograms
Dinosaur Cryptograms
Dog Cryptograms
Farm Animals Cryptograms
Fish Cryptograms
Frog Cryptograms
Horse Cryptograms
Monkey Cryptograms
Penguin Cryptograms

See our full collection of Cryptogram Puzzles.

Family Crypto-Families Puzzles

Crypto-families are lists of words that are encrypted by letter substitutions. For example all A's may be replaced with Q's, all B's with R's, etc. Each family of words uses a different letter substitution encryption. There are puzzle pages and a solution page. One puzzle page has 4 lists, but no clues to the words other than the title. The second puzzle page has three crypto-families and a list of all the words from the three lists (in alphabetical order). This will be easier for younger kids who may find the encryption difficult to solve.

Cat Crypto-Families
Dinosaur Crypto-Families
Dog Crypto-Families
Frog Crypto-Families
Monkey Crypto-Families
Penguin Crypto-Families
Polar Bears: 4 Crypto-Families
Rainforest Animals Crypto-Families
3 Crypto-Families + Hints
3 Crypto-Families + Hints
3 Crypto-Families + Hints
3 Crypto-Families + Word List
3 Crypto-Families + Word List
3 Crypto-Families + Word List
3 Crypto-Families + Word List
3 Crypto-Families + Hints

Animal Boggle Game Pages

Boggle is a fun word game in which you connect letters in a grid to form words. Instructions for the printable Boggle game pages are easy and quick to learn. These animal boggle game pages all have words relating to specific animals in the grids.

Cat: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Dinosaur: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Dog: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Farm Animals: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Fish: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Frogs: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Horse: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Monkey: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Penguin: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game
Polar Bear: 4x4 Boggle Game, 5x5 Boggle Game

Printable Animal Coloring Pages

This is a small selection of the free printable animal coloring pages on this site. For more animal coloring pages either select Coloring Pages from the top pencil menu, or select the animal you are looking for from the left navigation menu (also a pencil). Your child can have hours of colouring fun with hundreds of animals coloring pages to choose from. Enjoy these animal printables.

Cat Coloring Pages

These cat coloring pages are perfect for all cat lovers. Give these cat printables some fun colors.

Cat Coloring Page 1: Cat in bed
Cat Coloring Page 2: Cat on a head
Cat Coloring Page 3: Cat with a girl
Cat Coloring Page 4: Another cat with a girl

Dog Coloring Pages

Dog lovers will love these printable dog coloring pages. Whether you have a dog or not, your kids can enjoy these dog printables.

Dog Coloring Page 1: Girl riding on shaggy dog
Dog Coloring Page 2: Dog fishing with tail
Dog Coloring Page 3: Dog wearing cap and backpack
Dog Coloring Page 4: Dog standing with a bone in mouth

Fish Coloring Pages

If your kids like fish then maybe they'll enjoy these fish coloring pages.

Goldfish Coloring Page 1: Realistic front view
Goldfish Coloring Page 2: cartoonish goldfish

Frog Coloring Pages

These frog coloring pages are great for amphibian loving youngsters.

Frog Coloring Page 1: Frog on a log
Frog Coloring Page 2: Frog wearing king's crown
Frog Coloring Page 3: Frog Wearing wizard's hat
Frog Coloring Page 4: Frog Jumping

Horse Coloring Pages

The horse coloring pages include a range of horses: with a knight, with a cowboy, a circus horse, and kids riding horses.

Horse Coloring Page 1: Horse and Knight
Horse Coloring Page 2: Circus Horse
Horse Coloring Page 3: Horse: and Cowboy
Horse Coloring Page 4: Horse: Girl riding
Horse Coloring Page 5: Horse: Boy Riding

Lion Coloring Pages

Lion Coloring Page: Lion with a wizard

Ape & Monkey Coloring Pages

Kids who are amused by monkeys and intrigued by apes will love these monkey coloring pages.

Ape Coloring Page 1: Chimpanzee sitting with its baby
Ape Coloring Page 2: Gorilla walking on all fours
Ape Coloring Page 3: Gorilla cleaning baby
Monkey Coloring Page: Girl sitting with monkey

Penguin Coloring Pages

Penguins are so cute and a little bit goofy. Kids will love these penguin coloring pages.

Penguin Coloring Page 1: Standing penguin
Penguin Coloring Page 2: Penguin with its chick
Penguin Coloring Page 3: Skiing penguin
Penguin Coloring Page 4: Sledding penguin

Polar Bear Coloring Pages

Polar bears are beautiful creatures. They're huge, strong, and magestic. Kids will love these polar bear coloring pages.

Polar Bear Coloring Page 1: Chasing an eskimo
Polar Bear Coloring Page 2: Museum exhibit of eskimo hunting polar bear
Polar Bear Coloring Page 3: With an eskimo hunter
Polar Bear Coloring Page 4: With a seal on ice

Shark Coloring Pages

With shark week being so popular, kids want to shark activities appropriate for them. Try these printable shark coloring pages.

Shark Coloring Page 1: Coming through sunken ship's porthole
Shark Coloring Page 2: Shark with an octopus

See our full collection of Free Coloring Pages for Kids.

If you are interested in a particular animal, then here are all the individual animal printables for kids available on PrintActivities.com:

Cat Printables
Dinosaur Printables
Dog Printables
Fish Printables
Frog Printables
Horse Printables
Monkey Printables
Penguin Printables
Polar Bear Printables

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