Jungle Animals Colouring sheets Cover. Practise colours and jungle animals. Includes 'Colour by word' and 'Colour by animal' options. Use in story retelling with Walking Through the Jungle

Fun with Jungle Animals Colouring sheets

Ideal for engaging young learners with jungle animals, colours and to activate story language.

♦ Choose from 3 different sheets. Each one with two different versions.

♦ Easy to support or stretch learners with different abilities or ages.

♦ Useful activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to increase interaction, engagement and learning.

♦ The perfect complement to Walking Through the Jungle or Monkey Puzzle.

Note: This downloads as a ZIP file and includes both British and American English spellings.

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What will my ESL young learners learn?

Depending on the way you conduct the activity, your kids can get valuable listening, speaking and reading practice. Apart from jungle animals vocabulary, they can get a feel for adjective order and even learn useful phrases and structures.

Don’t forget the valuable classroom language you’ll be helping them learn. See a summary below:

Jungle animals

snake, monkey, elephant, tiger, lion, parrot, spider, crocodile, bat, caterpillar, lizard, frog


purple, pink, blue, red, green, yellow, orange, black, white, brown, grey

Story phrases

  • Walking through the jungle.
  • What do you see?
  • Can you hear a noise?
  • What can it be?
  • I think it is a (frog)!
  • Looking at me / Looking for its tea.




It is / This is / That is to identify animals

e.g. It’s a snake. That’s a tiger.

Adjective order with colours

e.g. It’s a blue frog.

Can for ability

e.g. I can see a pink monkey.

Description with ‘has got’ / ‘have’

e.g. This animal has got 4 legs and a long tail.

Game and activity language

Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…Can you find the…? I can see a… Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, scissors, cut, paper, card, fold, stick, tape.

What do teachers say about the resources?

Frequently asked questions

Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!

All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.

Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!

The provided activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. Add in a jungle animals story or the Walking Through the Jungle chant, and a vocabulary game or two, and you’re ready to go!

You can certainly find some free colouring sheets out there, but it’ll be tough to find ones that give you different options to suit different levels and include all the animals in the Walking Through the Jungle chant. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)

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