Create Your Own Animal

Age Range: 7 - 11
By: Kirsty Payne

Create Your Own Animal

In year 4, I used this idea to assess children's learning in our habitats topic.

The children were asked to design and label their own animal thinking about how it is adapted to live in its environment, diet, camouflage etc. It was a great way to assess children's knowledge and understanding of the associated vocabulary.

They loved doing such an open ended task and using their imaginations. The children could also make their animal from clay and present it to the class.

The 'Build Your Wild Self' site might also be a useful tool for this activity.

Or, try using Switcheroo Zoo.

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coolbeans

thank you I've been searching at least half 'o' hour for an animal creator & totally forgot about both again THANK YOU

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Cecelia

I have used "Build your wild self" before, just for students to make their own desktop backgrounds. I love the idea of using it to focus on habitats, features etc.

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