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Desert Animals Printables

Help kids practice skills like counting, writing alphabet letters, which one is different, colors, and more with these Desert Animals Printables for Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten age kids.  You can see all our other kindergarten worksheets and activities for Kindergarten Themes.

FREE Desert Worksheets - kids will have fun learning about desert animals with these free printables that help prek and kindergarten age kids learn math and literacy skills like counitng, addition, alphabet letters, key vocabulary, and more #desertforkids #kindergartenworksheets

Desert Preschool Printables

The desert is a barren area whose living conditions are very hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of vegetation and water for animals makes it hard for them to survive. To stay out of the heat, many of the animals that live in the desert are nocturnal and become very efficient at conserving water and energy.

This huge printable pack has over 80 pages of desert worksheets for kindergarten that introduces students to some of the unique animals that are able to survive these harsh conditions. See all our Kindergarten Printables

To grab these no prep kindergarten worksheets for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers simply scroll to the bottom of the post. Click on the text link under the terms of use that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open and you can download and print the sheets for your classroom. These are a great way to learn about the desert biome while practicing math and literacy skills.

free printable desert worksheets to help preschoolers and kindergartners practice matching shadows, colors, which one is different, size sorting, patterns, and so many more early learning skills

Desert Worksheets

This desert animals worksheet for kindergarten contains over 80 pages of fun activities focusing on animals that live in the desert. There are eight animals that are focused on in this printable pack: the camel, the scorpion, the tortoise, the mouse, the rattlesnake, the lizard, the gopher and the coyote.

In this Desert Animals Printable pack there are many worksheets that can be made reusable by laminating them and using a dry erase marker.

desert animals printables to help prek and kindergarten age kids practice upper and lowercae alphabet letters, trace animal names, letter recognition

Desert Animals Printables

A full list of the desert activities for kindergarten included is:

  • Alphabet Cards – Cut out, laminate and use to match the lower case letters to the uppercase ones. Can also be used to spell words.
  • Trace the Letters – Improve handwriting skills while learning to spell.
  • 3 Part Cards – Can be used to match the words to the picture or in games such as memory.  These cards can also be used together with the alphabet cards. using the alphabet cards to spell out the words.
  • I Spy – Count the Desert Animals– Count the animals.
  • Beginning Letter Sounds – Cut out, laminate and use a peg or paperclip to clip or place a pom pom or candy onto the correct answer.
  • Syllable Cards – Cut out, laminate and use a peg or paperclip to clip or place a pom pom or candy onto the correct answer.
  • Do-A-Dot Letter Activity – Using a dot marker or bingo marker, dot out all of the correct letters.
  • Trace the Lines – Trace inside the lines carefully
  • Cut the Lines – Practice scissor skills by cutting along the lines
  • Trace the Lowercase Letters – Trace the lowercase letters of the alphabet
  • Trace the Uppercase Letters – Trace the uppercase letters of the alphabet
Desert Animals Activities to help students practice counting with i spy worksheets, skip counting puzzles, coutn and clip cards, graphing desert animals, subtraction practice printables, and other math activities

Desert Worksheets for Kindergarten

  • Counting Puzzles – Cut out, laminate and use the numbers to place the puzzles back together.
  • Counting Cards – Cut out, laminate and use a peg or paperclip to clip or place a pompomor candy onto the correct answer.
  • Addition Cards – Cut out, laminate and use a peg or paperclip to clip or place a pompomor candy onto the correct answer.
  • Subtraction Cards – Cut out, laminate and use a peg or paperclip to clip or place a pompomor candy onto the correct answer.
  • Size Sequencing Cards – Cut out, laminate and place in order from largest to smallest or vice versa.
  • Odd One Out – Circle the object that is different.
  • What Comes Next? – Cut out and paste the answer in the correct spot.
  • Finish the Patterns – Cut out and paste the answer in the correct spot.
  • Coloring Activity – Color in the object using the color listed below.
  • Dice / Graphing Activity – Cut out the dice and glue together. Roll the dice and graph each object the dice lands on.
  • Trace the Numbers – Trace the numbers from 1 to 20
  • Coloring Pages – Color or decorate the pages
  • Color Matching Cards – Cut out the cards and practice learning colors by matching the cards. Use these in games like memory / matching games
  • Shadow Matching Cards – Match the animal to its shadow

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Stacey is an Australian homeschooling mum who has homeschooled their two boys from the start, centering their journey around our marvelous Creator. They love spending time together, exploring new ideas and places. Her blog, Simple Living. Creative Learning, was started as a way to share their homeschooling journey and is now a fabulous resource for everyone, comprising of fun activities, crafts, homemaking ideas, yummy recipes and lots of free printables.

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