Free printable colouring pages for kids of endangered animals and threatened species are a great way of educating children about the threat and danger that many animals (and plants) face of extinction or near extinction. There’s a great selection of educational on-line environmental resources for schools and parents alike to teach children of all ages (including nursery, pre-school, primary and secondary school aged children) about why important habitats are being lost.
Kids can choose from a selection of printer friendly pictures and pages of rainforest animals to colour in or use for environmental projects; or images of other habitats also at risk from the activities of human beings. You’ll discover beautiful creatures like the jaguar, polar bear, golden eagle and dolphin plus numerous other endangered species that need our help to keep a place on planet Earth.
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Young and older children can enjoy the collection of free printables over at Rainforest Concern sheets which help to educate about the plight of rainforest animals. There are colouring pages with toucans, elephants, trees and ants too plus printable word quizzes, activity sheets and other learning resources that are free for kids. There are several cartoon style stories to print off too plus plenty of rainforest facts including information on dams, indigenous people, animals, canopy composition and much more.
This ‘Save our Species’ children’s Colouring Book is in easily printable PDF format (28 pages) and covers US plants and animals. There are free colouring pages of endangered and threatened animals and plants with maps showing which States are affected and text explaining the impact of man like pollution and pesticides. Kids’ pages include birds like the Bald Eagle and Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, creatures like the Eastern Indigo Snake or the Wyoming Toad, the beautiful Florida Panther and the awesome Grizzly Bear (Ursus Arctos Horribilis).
Create a large Rainforest Mural with the help of some printable images of animals, plants and flowers that can be printed out – coloured in – and then used to create a large mural. Kids can cut and paste pictures of toucans, tapirs, jaguars, frogs, monkeys and rare trees, plants and flowers for a creative journey into the rainforest canopies.
National Geographic’s Print ‘N’ Go Colouring Book is a great source of endangered, threatened and exotic beasts and creatures. Animal colouring pages include big cats like cheetahs, leopards and lions, marine animals like whales, dolphins and turtles but reptiles, insects and snakes. National Geographic, as always, are top for free kids resources about wildlife and our environment.
Discover resources for a number of biomes and habitats ranging from tropical rainforests and grasslands to the desert, ocean and arctic. Whilst some pages are for members only there are many fact sheets, quizzes and printable colouring pictures available free of charge of gorillas, orang-utans and other apes plus tigers, polar bears, birds, butterflies and reptiles. From Madagascar to the Congo, from Antarctica to the Amazon … there’s even an informative map showing tropical rainforests of the world.
Learn about the threats to Louisiana’s coastal wetlands through a mixture of colouring books, trivia quizzes, lesson plans and educational materials. Focussing on conservation, this site is dedicated to preserving Louisiana’s coastal wetlands and describes how their loss could affect both the nation and the world. There are animal identification guides too.
Children’s colouring pages of Rainforest Animals include the intelligent gorilla, camouflaged jaguar, noisy toucan, green tree frogs and lively tamarin plus rainforest and jungle scenes. Other educational resources covering endangered habitats and animals include fact sheets, photographs, puzzles and quizzes; all free for kids.
These printer friendly PDF Rainforest Activity Sheets relate to the Amazon in South America and uniquely include a colouring page of native people of the rainforests either fishing, hunting or rubber-tapping. The worksheets, fact sheets and quiz pages cover mammals, birds, insects and reptiles that are endangered with colouring page images of a howler monkey, toucan and tree frog. Education packs for teachers cover Primary School age children plus Key Stages 3 & 4.