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Animals Which Lay Eggs

In this worksheet students extend their knowledge of humans and other animals by learning and answering questions about common animals which lay eggs.

'Animals Which Lay Eggs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:  Structure of Common Animals

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

We know that humans are animals, just like our pets.


 

Some things about humans and animals are the same. This beautiful cat, has ears, eyes and a nose, just like you. It also has a tail and whiskers, which is very different from you!

We are going to learn about a big difference between humans and some animals which lay eggs.

Human mums give birth to babies and cats give birth to kittens. But birds, frogs, fish and insects lay eggs.

 

 

All of these animals hatch from eggs.

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

blackbird

hedgehog

duck

mouse

Which two of these animals lay eggs? 

sheep

frogs

toads

dogs

Which two of these animals lays eggs?

rabbit

fox

bees

butterfly

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

snakes

humans

cats

tortoises

Which two animals in this group lay eggs? 

whales

dolphins

goldfish

angelfish

Two of these animals lay soft, white eggs in your garden! Which two are they?

rabbits

snails

badgers

slugs

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

bats

owls

ants

meerkats

This is a giant tortoise.


 

Do you think it lays eggs?

yes

no


 

This bat has wings like a bird, but does it lay eggs like a bird?

yes

no


 

This killer whale swims like a fish and lives in water like a fish, but does it lay eggs like a fish?

yes

no

  • Question 1

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

CORRECT ANSWER
blackbird
duck
EDDIE SAYS
Birds lay eggs which the chicks hatch out of.
  • Question 2

Which two of these animals lay eggs? 

CORRECT ANSWER
frogs
toads
EDDIE SAYS
Frogs and toads lay their soft eggs in water. It's called SPAWN.
  • Question 3

Which two of these animals lays eggs?

CORRECT ANSWER
bees
butterfly
EDDIE SAYS
Bees and butterflies are kinds of animals called INSECTS. Insects lay eggs.
  • Question 4

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

CORRECT ANSWER
snakes
tortoises
EDDIE SAYS
Snakes and tortoises lay their soft eggs in a warm place and they leave them to hatch on their own. These mums don't look after their babies.
  • Question 5

Which two animals in this group lay eggs? 

CORRECT ANSWER
goldfish
angelfish
EDDIE SAYS
Fish lay their soft eggs in water. They lay lots and lots of eggs because their eggs are a tasty snack for other animals.
  • Question 6

Two of these animals lay soft, white eggs in your garden! Which two are they?

CORRECT ANSWER
snails
slugs
EDDIE SAYS
Slugs and snails bury their eggs under the soil.
  • Question 7

Which two of these animals lay eggs?

CORRECT ANSWER
owls
ants
EDDIE SAYS
Birds and insects lay eggs!
  • Question 8

This is a giant tortoise.


 

Do you think it lays eggs?

CORRECT ANSWER
yes
EDDIE SAYS
Snakes and tortoises are reptiles. Reptiles lay eggs.
  • Question 9


 

This bat has wings like a bird, but does it lay eggs like a bird?

CORRECT ANSWER
no
EDDIE SAYS
A bat is more like a human than a bird because it doesn't lay eggs!
  • Question 10


 

This killer whale swims like a fish and lives in water like a fish, but does it lay eggs like a fish?

CORRECT ANSWER
no
EDDIE SAYS
Guess what? A killer whale is more like you than it is like a fish. Killer whale mums give birth to baby killer whales!
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