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Animals and Their Babies

Students build on their knowledge of baby animals by learning the names of a wider range of common baby animals matched to the parent animal.

'Animals and Their Babies' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:  Offspring Through to Adults

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Baby animals have different names from their parents. Some baby animals look like their parents...


 

...and some baby animals look very different from their parents!


 

This caterpillar looks very different from the parent butterfly.

Let's learn more about the baby animals we see in our gardens, in the park and on the farm.

 

Look at the wide beak on this baby.  You may see them on your local pond or lake following mum.

It's called a...

chick

duck

duckling

 

This mother goose is walking with her babies which are called...

chicks

ducklings

goslings

The babies of this blackbird are called...

 


eggs

fluffy

chicks

This is a newt.  Newts live in our garden ponds. Their babies do not look like adult newts!

 

 

What is the name of their babies?

baby newts

lizards

tadpoles


 

This tadpole looks VERY different from its parents too!

What is the name of its parent?

fish

frog

egg


 

This baby fox is called a...

puppy

cub

kitten

What is a baby badger called?

pup

kit

cub

This baby deer is called a... 

 


fawn

foal

bambi

  • Question 1

 

Look at the wide beak on this baby.  You may see them on your local pond or lake following mum.

It's called a...

CORRECT ANSWER
duckling
EDDIE SAYS
Ducklings have wide beaks to find food in their pond, river or lake homes.
  • Question 2

 

This mother goose is walking with her babies which are called...

CORRECT ANSWER
goslings
EDDIE SAYS
Baby geese are called goslings.
  • Question 3

The babies of this blackbird are called...

 


CORRECT ANSWER
chicks
EDDIE SAYS
Baby blackbirds are called chicks. The blackbird will lay eggs first, but the chicks come out when the eggs hatch.
  • Question 4

This is a newt.  Newts live in our garden ponds. Their babies do not look like adult newts!

 

 

What is the name of their babies?

CORRECT ANSWER
tadpoles
EDDIE SAYS
Baby newts hatch from eggs - just like baby frogs do. Their babies are called tadpoles too!
  • Question 5


 

This tadpole looks VERY different from its parents too!

What is the name of its parent?

CORRECT ANSWER
frog
EDDIE SAYS
Tadpole is also the name for a baby frog.
  • Question 6


 

This baby fox is called a...

CORRECT ANSWER
cub
EDDIE SAYS
The name for a baby fox is a fox cub.
  • Question 7

What is a baby badger called?

CORRECT ANSWER
cub
EDDIE SAYS
A baby badger is also called a cub!
  • Question 8

This baby deer is called a... 

 


CORRECT ANSWER
fawn
EDDIE SAYS
The name for a baby deer is a fawn.
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