It’s National Panda Day! I love to use these holidays and special days throughout the year to create fun, writing activities for my kids like this Panda Report.
The Panda Report:
Even at the early elementary grade levels it is important for children to learn how to research a topic, gather important facts, and use that information to write a report. Learning these skills will help them know how to find the answers to comprehension questions from non-fiction books or informational text too.
Why use animal reports to practice researching and writing facts? Kids love animals! So, animals reports are a fun way for them to learn more about animals that they may not know a lot about like panda bears.
Getting Ready To Use The Panda Report:
- 2 Panda Page Toppers (in color and black and white)
- 1 Report Template
What Else Is Needed:
To get this writing activity ready for your kids, click on the pencil below and download the printables. There are two different panda page toppers. One that is in color and one that is black and white for your kids to color. You can decide which one you want your kids to use and then print just that page.
How To Use The Panda Report:
After reading books, watching videos, and researching information about pandas, your kids will fill out the report. They will find out the animal’s average size, habitat, and diet. They will also write three interesting facts about pandas that they learned.
If you are using the black and white panda, your kids can color it. They can then cut it out and glue the head on top of the report. To extend the learning, you can have your kids compare pandas to other types of bears such as polar bears or grizzly bears.
This Panda Report is a creative way for your kids to learn how to research information and discover facts from informational text. Your kids will also practice using the information they learn about panda bears to write a report.
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this animal writing report for later? Pin this to your writing board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Download The Freebie:
Click on the pencil below to download and print the free Panda Report templates!