What would you do if you saw a giraffe with an ostrich's body? Or a hippopotamus with a bushy tail of a snow leopard? It's a jungle out there and kids have the wildest imaginations! We need to let their imaginations run wild and free to confidently and fearlessly make sense of the world around them.

Let's ask our children this question, "What would you do if you had your way in creating animals differently?". Sit back an enjoy the wacky, wild and magical answers you'll get.

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and drawing pencils

In this activity, your child will learn about 8 animals from Kenya, Singapore, Canada and Brazil... and proceed to mix and match them with other animals body parts :)

It will help your child or student:

  • Cultivate creativity and exercise lateral thinking by looking beyond the obvious and the commonly agreed way of thinking.
  • Improve their understanding of the natural world and geographical dispersion of wildlife in the world.

Animals make kids happy and kids are at their most creative when they are happy vice versa. Let's remix some wildlife!

How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Do some simple research on the different animals in the printables. Perhaps watch a video of each of these animals to get to know them better. Here are some options on Youtube:
  • The best environment to do this activity is at your city zoo. Get outdoors and witness wildlife IRL. Get inspired and start remixing!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 4 printable worksheets with different animal drawing prompts for your child to design 8 wacky remixed animals.

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