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Turn your home into a zoo

Creating outdoor experiences indoors instantly ignites a child’s imagination. So if the zoo is a family favourite, bring it home! In this article, you will learn how to have your own make-believe zoo at home to engage your child’s mind, without the usual sweat and crankiness.

Making animal faces

Create your zootopia with printable animal masks and have fun introducing them to your kid. Use this teachable moment to show your little one the sounds each animal makes or share a fun fact with them. For example, did you know that monkeys groom each other to express their affection?

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Download and print your masks now.

Let your child's imagination go wild

Spark your child’s imagination with a role-playing activity in your imaginary zoo to sharpen his problem-solving skills. Let him be creative with his solutions, for the wilder his imagination, the better your stories will be!

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Here are some fun role-playing ideas:

  • The monkey is stuck while climbing the fence. What do we do?
  • The lion’s mane is tangled and is blocking his vision. How can we help?
  • The elephant can’t get to his food fast enough. Is there a better way?
  • The tiger has no friends. How can we help?