Animal Names in English

Animal Names in English

For many children, learning animal names in English can be one of the most effective ways to engage them in their English studies. Most children love animals, and love to learn about them. We want to help you inspire your child by giving you the tools to teach them about their favorite animals in English.

To help you, we have created lists of animal names separated by where they live. From the sea to the savanna, there are countless animals for your child to learn about.

We have also tried to give you the tools you need to be the best teacher you can be. This includes animal flashcards that you can use in games to play and teach your child. Audio files so you can hear us say the names of these animals in English. Coloring pages so that they can have the time to absorb what they have learned about animals in English. As well as videos and game ideas to keep your child learning and happy.

On this page, you will find links to all of our great animal content. You can click on the pictures below to go to each animal habitat to learn about the animal names in that area.

Keep on scrolling down, and you can directly download our free animal flashcards. All of these flashcards can be colored and personalized. We want your child to enjoy these flashcards, and not think of them as a chore.

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Farm Animals

Farm animals are some of the first English animals that children learn. These cute and cuddly animals are a perfect gateway into learning English vocabulary for your young one. Click on the image below to see our list of farm animals that your child can learn.

learn about animal names in English with this farm animal vocabulary lesson

Sea Animals

Beneath the waves, there is a whole other world of animal names to explore. From massive whales to small seahorses, the sea is full of cool animals that your child will want to learn about. Click on the image below to see what animals your child can learn when they take a trip to the seaside.

learn about animal names in English with this sea animal vocabulary lesson

Rainforest Animals

Deep in the jungles of South America and Asia, live some really cool rainforest animals. Improve your child’s English vocabulary by teaching them about jaguars, piranhas, tree frogs, and more. For your next lesson, you can go to the jungle to learn the names of animals in English.

learn about animal names in English with this rainforest animal vocabulary lesson

Savanna Animals

The savanna is a hot, dry plain with tall grasses. This place is filled with some of the most amazing animals on planet Earth. Learn about elephants, meerkats, and giraffes with our animal flashcards and activities. Any way you look at it, the savanna is a great place to learn about animals with your kids.

learn about animal names in English with this savanna animal vocabulary lesson


Baby Animals

Kids love to learn about the cute baby animals that live all around us. This list introduces you to the specific baby animal names that we use in everyday conversation.

Baby Animals and their Names
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Animal Flashcards

Animals flashcards are a great tool when teaching your child about animals. Click on the images to download each set of animal flashcards.

A word of advice, don’t just use these animal flashcards to drill English vocabulary. Animal flashcards can be used for so much more when you put your mind to it. We encourage you to be creative and bold. Use these animal flashcards to play games and engage your child in learning the names of animals in English.

use our farm animal flashcards to teach your child English vocabulary
use our sea animal flashcards to teach your child English vocabulary

use our rainforest animal flashcards to teach your child English vocabulary
baby animals flashcards (click here)
use our savanna animal flashcards to teach your child English vocabulary
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English Vocabulary Builder

English vocabulary is one of the most important things your child will need to focus on when becoming a fluent English speaker. Knowing the grammar and perfecting their phonics is undoubtedly important, but without the vocabulary, you won’t get very far.

We want to help you expand your child’s English vocabulary while making it easy to teach them new sentences and grammar. Vocabulary is a fun thing to learn for children because it is something they can inherently understand from just one look. It lends itself to playing, drawing, and reading about. As well, teaching them about animal names in English can become a vehicle through which you teach them about grammar and sentence structures that they will need to succeed.

To successfully teach your children English at home, we would recommend that you focus on teaching your children in a systematic way. You can take a look at our posts on how to learn vocabulary and scaffolding to get a sense of what we are talking about. It might be a long journey, but making a plan will help you get your child to English fluency as quickly as possible.

More Questions on English Vocabulary?

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