Kids Club English Resources

MANY of our story resources also help you practise animal vocabulary and language. Check out these story resource pages for printable and digital resources with a wide range of animals:



Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic kids’ book perfect for the littlest learners. The wonderful illustrations and catchy rhyme easily capture the attention of young kids. It’s perfect for helping kids learn colours and animals vocabulary.

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Monkey Puzzle

Monkey Puzzle (also known as “Where’s my Mum?”) by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is a firm favourite with children in our classes. See our resource page to help kids learn body parts, adjectives and describing ability and actions, as well as jungle animal vocabulary.


That’s Not Funny!

That’s Not Funny is a colourful, entertaining story with the important message not to laugh at others’ misfortune. This story can help children learn animal and action vocabulary and of course, “That’s not funny!”

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Nine Ducks Nine

A classic counting down story with a twist! Kids enjoy watching the ducks escape as the hungry fox comes nearer and nearer. Perfect for learning numbers and some key nature vocabulary too.

Ten in the Bed book cover - link to story resources page

Ten in the Bed

Ten in the Bed is based on the classic song but with a fun subplot. Perfect for learning numbers and animals along with the song. The message of sharing is also clearly illustrated.

Over in the Meadow book cover - link to story resources page

Over in the Meadow

Over in the Meadow is a popular folk song with many different variations. The song goes from 1 to 10 so is excellent for learning / consolidating numbers and counting. It’s great for learning about animals, their habitats, actions and sounds too.



Elmer is one of the most popular kids’ books in many languages around the world. The message that it’s ok to be different is an important one for children. Check out our Story Resource Page to help kids practise colours, patterns and animal vocabulary.

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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

This song picture book is a lot of fun. It’s perfect for practising colours, farm animals and pets and learning chunks such as, ‘I don’t know why’ and ‘there was a’.

Jungle animal songs

Pet songs

Savannah animal songs

Forest animal songs

Farm animal songs

Zoo animal songs

Insect songs

Garden animal songs

Sea animal songs

Animal Body Parts Rap