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You are invited to download the owl pack – learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on science activities for your students. Children will learn stages of the owl life cycle, and parts of an owl, practice sequencing skills, and work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills. This resource will come in handy when exploring the woodland biome and learning about forest animals, birds, vertebrates and mammals in your Montessori and early childhood classroom.
This resource contains an ‘Owl life cycle’ poster, worksheet, 3-part cards, and Parts of an Owl printables.
Here is what’s included
- Owl life cycle poster
- Owl life cycle 3 part cards
- Owl life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet (color and blackline)
- Owl life cycle tracing strips
- Owl life cycle information cards
- Parts of an Owl diagram
- Parts of an Owl 3 part cards
- Parts of an Owl student activity page
- Parts of an Owl labels
- Parts of an Owl tracing & independent writing worksheet
- Parts of an Owl student booklet (independent writing)
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years
Subjects and uses in the classroom: Bird study, Animals of North America and Europe, Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting, Extension work for the parts of a bird Montessori puzzle.
How to Use:
Parts of an owl – Gather books on birds for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards.
Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards. Velco will come in especially handy if you decide to take your work outdoors. Having an additional challenge for little fingers is always welcomed when working with young children!
Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the owl’s body.
Life Cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.
3-part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and card quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word.
Life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.
Tracing and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and slide them into plastic pockets.
cHILDREN’S BOOKS ABOUT OWLS
Little Owl's Night
It's evening in the forest and Little Owl wakes up from his day-long sleep to watch his friends enjoying the night.
National Geographic Readers: Owls
Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading.
Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is.
Learn more about this giant owl with full color photos, range maps, and carefully leveled text.
Learn more about these feathered nocturnal animals in Owls.
Little Owl's Snow
"Winter's almost here!" says Little Owl, as he observes leaves falling, animal friends hibernating, and a chill from his feathers to his feet.
White Owl, Barn Owl: Read and Wonder
Michael Foreman’s lush, intimate paintings are a perfect companion to Nicola Davies’s lyrical text featuring intriguing facts about a rare bird indeed.
Snowy Owls Are Awesome
Snowy owls call the bitterly cold Arctic their home. Learn how they live in this harsh environment.
The Barn Owls
. Following the life cycle of the barn owl, this gentle poem evokes a sense of warm sunshine and envelopes readers with the memory of the scent of a wheat field.
Great Horned Owls
Learn more about these tufted hunters with full-color photos, range maps, and carefully leveled text.
National Geographic Readers: Hoot, Owl!
The humorous and fun information about one of nature's most intriguing animals makes this new reading experience a treat.
A Snowy Owl Story
Through this simple narrative, youngsters will learn about migration, adaptation, and respectful human interaction with nature.
Learn more about these pint-sized predators with full color photos, range maps, and carefully leveled text.
Learn more about these pale nighttime hunters with full color photos, range maps, and carefully leveled text.
All About Owls
Packed with intriguing information and brought to life by Arnosky's vibrant watercolors, this book will fascinate young readers.
Great-horned owls earn their nickname tiger in the sky.
Counting Birds: The Idea That Helped Save Our Feathered Friends
Counting Birds is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces kids to the idea of bird counts and bird watches.
In this book, children can learn about Owls and also discover beautiful vivid photos as well.
The great horned owlet is warm and cozy alongside his two sisters and their mother. But the little ones grow so fat and fluffy that, before long, their mother is squeezed right out of their nest in the tree.
It's a Snowy Owl!
This carefully crafted text gives readers a glimpse into their habits, habitats, and more.