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Animal Riddles Can you find out what I am? I have four legs. I live in Africa. I am big and grey. I live in the river.

I am small. I can be scary. I have eight legs. I spin a web.

I am beautiful. I have six legs. I can fly. I eat honey.

I have four legs. I am a pet. I hate cats. I bark.

I eat vegetables. I can run fast. I can be a pet. I have long ears.

I can swim. I can’t fly. I eat fish. I am a bird.

I eat other animals. I have a big mouth. I am green. I live in the water.

I live in Africa. I am yellow and brown. I eat leaves. I have a long neck.

I live in the house. I eat everything. I am small and grey. Cats eat me.

I can swim and dive. I have two legs. I have wings. I quack.

I am brown. I have a mane. I like to eat zebras. I roar.

I live on the farm. I have horns. I moo. I give milk.

I have four legs. You can ride me. I have tusks. I have a long nose.

I am a pet. I like mice. I have nine lives. I purr and meow.

I am small and brown. I eat nuts. I can climb trees. I have a nice tail.

I hiss. I can be poisonous. I am long. I have a forked tongue.

I live in the city. I have a long tail. I eat rubbish. People don’ like me.

I oink. I give you bacon. I like mud and dirt. I am pink.

I eat insects. I live in the pond. I hop. I am green.

I have a mane. I whinny. You can ride me. I live in a barn.

I am small. I have feathers. I lay eggs. I can sing and fly.

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Team 1 I have four legs. I live in Africa. I am big and grey. I live in the river. I have four legs. I am a pet. I hate cats. I bark.

Team 2 Reading Worksheet

HIPPO

I am small. I can be scary. I have eight legs. I spin a web.

DOG

I eat vegetables. I can run fast. I can be a pet. I have long ears.

Team 3

SPIDER

I am beautiful. I have six legs. I can fly. I eat honey.

RABBIT

I can swim. I can’t fly. I eat fish. I am a bird.

BUTTERFLY

PENGUIN

I eat other animals. I have a big mouth. I am green. I live in the water. CROCODILE

I live in Africa. I am yellow and brown. I eat leaves. I have a long neck. GIRAFFE

I live in the house. I eat everything. I am small and grey. Cats eat me.

MOUSE

I can swim and dive. I have two legs. I have wings. I quack.

I am brown. I have a mane. I like to eat zebras. I roar.

LION

I live on the farm. I have horns. I moo. I give milk.

COW

CAT

I am small and brown. I eat nuts. I can climb trees. I have a nice tail. SQUIRREL

RAT

I oink. I give you bacon. I like mud and dirt. I am pink.

PIG

HORSE

I am small. I have feathers. I lay eggs. I can sing and fly.

BIRD

I have four legs. You can ride me. I have tusks. I have a long nose.

DUCK

ELEPHANT

I hiss. I can be poisonous. I am long. I have a forked tongue. I eat insects. I live in the pond. I hop. I am green.

SNAKE

FROG

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I am a pet. I like mice. I have nine lives. I purr and meow. I live in the city. I have a long tail. I eat rubbish. People don’ like me. I have a mane. I whinny. You can ride me. I live in a barn.

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Reading Worksheet Answer Key & Instructions Team Game •

The first page can be used as an individual worksheet (reading and writing focus). Help with spelling or vocabulary if necessary.

The second page can be used as a competitive team game (reading, speaking, pronunciation and listening focus). o Divide the class into 2 or 3 teams. o One team reads out the clues slowly and clearly - one by one - on one of their cards. Don’ o Other teams listen and try to guess the animal. ONLY ONE GUESS IS ALLOWED, so teams have to work together and not guess too quickly. o If all the clues are exhausted, teams could show the pictures. o Teams score one point per correct answer. o These rules can be adapted or used creatively. Enjoy.

After the game, students can choose an animal and write their own clue cards.

hippo

spider

butterfly

dog

rabbit

penguin

crocodile

giraffe

mouse

duck

lion

cow

elephant

cat

squirrel

snake

rat

pig

frog

horse

bird

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