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Roar! Buzz! Moo! Animals are the best motivation when it comes to our kiddos. Who can resist an adorable crocodile, or sweet walrus? Animals are comforting and safe for students and they make an incredible motivator because kids love animals! This theme day is a fun idea to keep students engaged and learning. Read on for the best ideas for Animal Theme Day in your classroom!

Animal Day Stations

Looking for something that is low prep, engaging, and fun? Animal Day Stations are perfect for you! Your lessons are planned with this one. This pack has 10 Station Activities, plus a Challenge Activity! Even more, this pack includes morning work, coloring pages, a fun headband, and some activities for early finishers too! Best of all, this is all just print and go for a memorable day! Have students bring their favorite animal stuffies and voila, everyone is ready!

The stations are perfect for young learners to take ownership of their learning and show off all they can do! The 10 animal stations cover reading, writing, crafts following directions, and of course fun!

  1. Mystery Animal– Students will use numbers up to 100 to find the hidden creature!
  2. Fun Fish Frenzy– Kiddos will practice following directions in this one!
  3. Measuring– Math practice with units and cubes, animal style!
  4. Animal Covering Hunt– Who belongs to that fur? Students will hunt for the correct covering!
  5. Zebra Research and Craft– Put those reading skills to the test while learning about a black-and-white striped friend, the zebra!
  6. Sight Word Hunt– Keep those sight word skills on point while hunting for them!
  7. Drawing- Who doesn’t love drawing their favorite animal?
  8. Writing- Get those pencils sharpened, and write all about your favorite animals!
  9. Build a Zoo- The day wouldn’t be complete without a STEM challenge! Get those creative thinking skills moving when students build a zoo!
  10. Hop and Write the Room– Get those bunnies hopping and moving while they write the room!

These super fun stations will have you covered all day long and with such little prep. It is going to be the best day ever! Grab your Animal Stations right here!

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