Let’s get to know where some of our favorite animals live in the world!

Before you begin, you will need markers or crayons, scissors, and glue.

1) Color the map and its animal shapes.
2) On the sheet with the animal illustrations, color the animal illustrations and cut them out.
3) Match the animal cut out to the correct animal shape on the map to see where these animals live in the world.
4) When you’ve matched the shape, glue the animal to its home!

Why do you think some animals live in only some parts of the world? What are some animals that live near water or in the water?

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Note to parents

Use this as a jumping-off point to discuss differences in weather or terrain. You could also talk about how animals need to live in certain climates to survive and live happy lives.