A-Z of animals

We are working on adding lots of great animal pages to our site. All the animals we add will be in various themes such as "pets", "farm animals" etc.. but also listed here alphabetically. We hope this will make it easier for you to find the animal you want.

Ants

Ants are amazing creatures. Did you know that the ant is one of the strongest creatures in relation to its size? It can carry 50 times its own body weight! We have lots of interesting facts, colourings and puzzles in our great ant minibeast section. We hope you enjoy it.

Bees

Did you know that bees are the only insect that make food that people can eat? We have lots more interesting bee facts, colourings, puzzles and games for you in our great bee section.

Beetles

Beetles can come in all shapes and sizes and come in lots of colours. There are over 300,000 species of beetle and they have been around for over 300,000 years! We have lots more interesting facts, puzzles and colourings on our pages, we hope you enjoy them.

Butterflies

Butterflies are beautiful creatures coming in all shapes, sizes and colours. We have lots of great pages to explore in our butterfly section. Why not study the butterfly life cycle? You could colour one of our many butterly colouring pages or complete one of our many puzzle sheets.

Caterpillar

A caterpillar is a young butterfly or moth that has hatched out of an egg. They are really big eaters with huge appetites. A caterpillar can eat 27,000 times its body weight in its life cycle! We have lots more fun caterpillar facts, colourings and puzzles in our caterpillar theme.

 

Cats

Cats are one of our most popular pets. In our great cats section we have designed lots of cat themed colouring pages, puzzle sheets and lots more. We hope you enjoy them.

Centipedes

Despite its name a centipede doesn't have 100 legs, they usually only have 15 to 30 pairs of legs. We have lots more fun facts about centipedes, colourings, puzzles and worksheets in our centipede minibeast section.

Crane Flies

Crane flies (known as Daddy Long Legs in the UK) are insects that look similar to large mosquitoes. They do not bite people or animals. We have a great section dedicated to crane flies which include puzzles, colourings, games and worksheets.

Dogs

Does your child love dogs or want one as a new pet? Maybe you are learning about dogs as part of a topic. Our great dogs theme has lots to interest any dog lover including colourings, puzzles and more.

Dragonflies

The dragonfly is such a beautiful insect. My children were always amazed when we spotted one on our many walks around the lake. We have created some great dragonfly pages suitable for all ages including colourings, puzzles and worksheets.

Earwigs

Earwigs are long flat insects with six legs and at the end of their abdomen they have a set of forceps that look like pincers. They use these for defense. Earwigs don't live up to their name and crawl into people's ears! We have lots more fun earwig facts, puzzles, word searches and colourings in our earwig minibeast section.

Fish

Fish come in various shapes and sizes and make great pets as many of them are easy to keep. We have a lovely selection of fish colourings and activities. Why not get those bright crayons out and get busy?

Flies

The fly we see the most is the house fly. Did you know that the house fly relies manily on its sense of smell to locate food? We have a great fly section which has lots of colourings, puzzles and games for you to enjoy.

Gecko

Did you know that a gecko's have special feet that can stick to any surface, except Teflon! Our fantastic gecko theme contains lots of colourings, information, puzzles and more, all of which you can download for free.

Grasshoppers

We have created a great section all about grasshoppers. Have you ever wandered how far a grasshopper can jump or how they make their distinctive chirping noise? This section gives lots of answers and has lots of fun colourings and puzzles to keep you busy.

Guinea Pigs

What could be more cute than a guinea pig? They make such adorable friendly pets. We have a great guinea pig section for all those that have got or are considering getting a guinea pig as a pet or all those that just love these adorable creatures.

Horses

Our pet section would not be complete without horses. Horses make great companions and pets and that is why we have created our great horse section, full of lovely free colourings and activities for you to enjoy.

Ladybirds

Ladybirds (or ladybugs) are beetles that come in many colours. Their spots and bright colours are there to try and warn predators away. The ladybird is a great addition to our minibeast section and we have some great colourings, puzzles and games available.

Moths

Moths are not always boring and brown, they can be colourful, come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and can even be as big as a dinner plate. We have lots of fun facts about moths as well as colourings, puzzles and worksheets.

Parrots

Parrots are bright colourful birds that are a very popular pet. Some parrots can also be taught to imitate human speech. To celebrate these very special animals we have a great section of colourings and activities. We hope you enjoy them.

Rabbits

Rabbits make a very cute pet. We have some great rabbit themed activities including colouring pages, puzzle sheets and lots more.

Scorpions

Did you know that a scorpions glow under ultraviolet light, have eight legs and are in the class Arachnida, which means they are related to spiders? With their venomous sting the scorpion is a fascinating creature. If you are interested in scorpions we have lots more fun facts, information, puzzles, colourings and games in our scorpion section.

Slugs

Slugs belong to the group mollusks which includes octopuses, snails and shellfish. Did you know that a slug can flatten its body and elongate itself 20 times when it needs to enter a tiny hole! We have a great section on slugs in our fantastic minibeast topic. There are lots of colourings, puzzles and slug related facts to explore.

Snails

Snails are fun creatures to learn about. They move very slowly, secreting a trail of mucus to help them have less friction when they move. They travel around 45m an hour making them one of the slowest animals on Earth! We have lots of fun fascinating facts, puzzles and colourings in our snail section.

Snakes

Snakes are such interesting creatures, there are around 3,000 species of snake, of which only 375 are venemous. The venemous snakes tend to be more colourful as a warning to predators. Our great snake section has some lovely colourings and activities for you to enjoy.

Spiders

Did you know that there are around 40,000 species of spider being found on every continent on Earth other than Antarctica? Some people love spiders and some have a real fear of them. If you do like them we have lots of great pages to keep you busy. We have spider colourings and lots of puzzles, facts and games on our spider themed pages.

Stick Insects

Stick insects are masters of camouflage, not only do they look like a stick they act like one too! They imitate a twig by rocking back and forth as if it is swaying in the wind. These fun animals make interesting pets and are great to study as part of a minibeast theme. We have lots of pages for you to enjoy on stick insects including, colourings, puzzles and worksheets.

Tortoise

Tortoises make great pets, they dont need walking and live a long time. We have lots of great tortoise colourings and activitoes to keep any tortoise lover happy.

Wood Louse

Did you know that a wood louse is actually a crustacean and is closely related to lobsters and crabs? We have lots of fun facts about the wood louse as well as some great colourings, puzzles and games.

Worms

The earth worm is a very helpful creature, it can dig down and loosen the soil around plants, its poop also acts as a fertiliser for them. There are lots more interesting facts about worms in our minibeast section, including colourings, puzzles and worksheets.