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Leopard Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Crafts and Stories

Leopard Theme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities, Crafts and Stories

Young children will have fun with engaging activities and a craft about the leopard. During the process many skills and educational themes can be addressed. Other printable support materials and links to related activities are provided. Let's get started.

Activities: Learning about the Leopard > Endangered

1. Science and social studies objectives:

  • Define and understand the terms:
    - extinct: to die out, there aren't any left alive.
    - endangered species: when an animal or plant species is in danger of becoming extinct.
  • Identify ways people help protect these living things so that they are not endangered or become extinct.
  • Identifying an endangered animal: the leopard.
  • Identifying at least one endangered animal in your geographical area, country or region. Learn a few facts about this animal.
  • Ask the children if they have ever seen a real a and discuss comments.
  • What do they know about leopards.
  • Do they have a favorite leopard story, TV or movie character.

2. Discuss some simple facts about leopard:

  • The leopard is large mammal closely related to lions, tigers and jaguars.
  • Leopards live in Southern Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The leopard is endangered in Africa and Asia. Leopards are carnivores.
  • The leopard's coat is cream yellow in the belly, and orange brown on its back. The eyes are golden-green. The spots are described as rosettes.
  • Leopards with very dark fur are called black leopards or black panthers.
  • Online resources > Leopard @
    National Geographic Kids > leopard, snow leopard

Letter L leopard printable activities

Activity: Letter L is for Leopard alphabet lesson plan printable activities

leopard online jigsaw puzzle
Activity: Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Leopard & matching coloring page.
Children will enjoy this fun image. Skills: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button to change shape and number of pieces.

leopard coloring pages
Activity: Leopard coloring page for puppet and display
This coloring page can be printed on sturdy card stock paper to make a puppet. Color, cut out and attach a craft stick to the back. View all leopard coloring pages.

Leopard L. Alphabet Buddy Craft

Activity: Leopard L. Alphabet Buddy Craft @
All you need is a printer, paper or construction paper, glue stick, scissors and something to color with.

  • Before craft assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested for the craft which may include: identify colors, number and count the craft templates.

  • Skills developed during craft assembly: Scissor cutting and coloring are precursors to handwriting, problem solving, fine motor skills.

Activity: Aesop Fable > The Fox and the Leopard

Activity: Online Story Video > Brian the Leopard

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