Letter F > F is
Letter X > Fox
ends with X
Endangered Animals > Forest
Animals > Arctic Fox
Crafts > Printable fox
Online story time >
Tales > Various
Young children will have fun exploring the fox, making a
craft, reading a classical fairy tale or a fable and much more. Printable support materials and links to related
activities are provided. Let's get started.
The fox theme is appropriate for many educational topics listed in the themes
Activity 1: Science & Social Studies > Geography: Learning about
Wolves > Endangered Animals
Many species of animals are endangered.
Science and Social Studies objectives:
* Understand that people need to respect animal and plant life,
natural resources and their habitats.
* Identify ways people help protect these living things so that they
are not endangered or become extinct.
* Define and understand the terms:
- extinct: to die out, there aren't any left alive
- endangered species: when an animal or plant species is in
danger of becoming extinct.
* Identifying an endangered animal: Fox
> In California > The Island fox (4 subspecies) and San Joachim
In Canada > The Northern Swift Fox
* Identifying at least one endangered animal in your geographical
area: country or region. Learn a few basic facts about this
Where to start?
Ask children what they know about foxes, or if they have seen
pictures or read stories that have an fox character. Ask
children if they have heard about endangered animals or extinct
animals, and what these terms mean to them. Keep notes
of their responses.
Basic facts about the fox:
The fox is a wild mammal that has a
pointed nose, pointed ears, and a bushy tail. Foxes are closely
related to coyotes, dogs, and wolves. Foxes hunt insects, birds,
and other small animals but will sometimes eat plants, especially
These species of foxes are
We need to take care of foxes, because some kinds are endangered
(review and define) and could become extinct (review and
define). People around the world are dedicated to
protecting wolves and their habitats.
Online resource: Fox
Activity 2: Alphabet Printable Activities
Select to present letter F is for
Fox or letter X: Fox
ends with X lesson plan printable activities.
Activity 3: Literacy > Online story time > Fairy Tales
Story time activities featuring the fox as an important
1. Fairy tale: The
2. Aesop Fables: The
Fox and the Goat | The
Fox the Lion [includes coloring pages] | The
Fox and the Grapes | The
Old Lion and the Fox
Activity 4: Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Zebra
Skill: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a fun fox image.
The default puzzle is 6 pieces. Click on the change cut button
to change shape and number of pieces.
Activity 5: Fox Coloring Pages for Puppets and Display
This coloring page can be printed on sturdy card stock paper to make
cut out and attach a craft stick to the back. View all fox
coloring pages in the materials column.
Activity 6: Fox printable crafts
1. DLTK's Paper
Very easy and two sizes
Fox Craft Ages
(assembled with toilet paper tube)
Before craft assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested
for the craft which may include:
1. Math | Colors: Identifying colors, number and count the craft templates.
Skills developed during craft assembly: Scissor cutting and
coloring (precursors to handwriting), problem solving, fine motor
you need is a printer, paper or construction paper, glue stick,
scissors and something to color with.