African Animal Handwriting Worksheets

Young children will be excited to practice their handwriting with our cheerful African animal handwriting worksheets.  We have three different worksheets for each animal to suit children just starting to form letters to those ready to write whole words.
 

Bison Finger Tracing

Bison Finger Tracing

Practise letter formation with the children by asking them to trace over the letters of the word "Bison", then perhaps they could colour him in too? 

Bison Handwriting Worksheet

Bison Handwriting Worksheet

Two bisons feature on this handwriting worksheet. The kids need to practise writing the words then colour in the pictures. 

Bison Word Tracing

Bison Word Tracing

Children can trace over the letters in the word "bison" and colour in the picture on this printable handwriting worksheet. 

Camel Finger Tracing

Camel Finger Tracing

Children get phonics, writing and colouring practice with our camel finger tracing worksheet! Sound out the letters, trace the word and then colour the picture.  

Camel Handwriting Worksheet

Camel Handwriting Worksheet

Writing real words gives meaning to handwriting practice. Our camel handwriting worksheet gives good practice in writing curved letters.

Camel Word Tracing

Camel Word Tracing

Trace over the dotted letter and then colour in the camel for double pencil skills practice.

Cheetah Finger Tracing

Cheetah Finger Tracing

There are lots of curly letters to get a feel of as you trace over the letters with a finger on our cute cheetah finger tracing page.

Cheetah Handwriting Worksheet

Cheetah Handwriting Worksheet

There are 3 fonts to trace and then space to try to form the letters independently on our cheetah handwriting worksheet.

Cheetah Word Tracing

Cheetah Word Tracing

There is lots of pencil control practice to be had with this cheetah word tracing worksheet. Trace the letters and then colour in the picture.  

Chimpanzee Handwriting Worksheet

Chimpanzee Handwriting Worksheet

Practise writing the word chimpanzee! This lovely worksheet will encourage children to learn to form the letters correctly, and then have a go on their own on the last line.

Chimpanzee Word Tracing

Chimpanzee Word Tracing

Your cheeky chimps can have a go at writing the word chimpanzee on this cute worksheet! Just trace the letters, starting on the dot. 

Elephant Finger Tracing

Elephant Finger Tracing

Children will be very keen to practice their letters when they see our elephant finger tracing page! When they have traced the letters they can enjoy colouring the elephant.  

Elephant Handwriting Worksheet

Elephant Handwriting Worksheet

For children first learning to write we have this elephant handwriting worksheet with letters to trace in four fonts, getting harder each time. How proud they will be when they write the word elephant!  

Elephant Word Tracing

Elephant Word Tracing

With so many letters this elephant word tracing page provides children with a challenge - but also a feeling of accomplishment when they succeed!  

Gazelle Finger Tracing

Gazelle Finger Tracing

Here is a fun way for little ones to practise their letter skills! Finger trace the letters in the word "gazelle" first – then have a go with the crayon, perhaps?

Gazelle Handwriting Worksheet

Gazelle Handwriting Worksheet

There is plenty of handwriting practice in this fun "gazelle" handwriting worksheet. By the time the kids reach the last line, they should have much more confidence.

Gazelle word tracing

Gazelle Word Tracing

Here's a little worksheet to help children practice their letters – tracing over the dotted letter shapes to spell the word gazelle. And of course there's a picture to colour in too.

Giraffe Finger Tracing

Giraffe Finger Tracing

Finger tracing is a great way for children to get a feel for letter shapes before they try writing. This giraffe finger tracing page has a cute giraffe to colour too.

Giraffe Handwriting Worksheet

Giraffe Handwriting Worksheet

Our giraffe handwriting worksheet guides children through writing the word giraffe with four fonts, getting harder each time, before they have space to try writing the word alone.  

Giraffe Word Tracing

Giraffe Word Tracing

Can children trace the letters on our giraffe word tracing page? To use again you could laminate the page and use dry wipe markers. Children might like to colour the giraffe first.

Hippo Finger Tracing

Hippo Finger Tracing

Help children get a feel for letters by having them trace over the letters that spell "hippo" on this worksheet. They can then try and copy the shapes in a sand tray, perhaps.  

Hippo Handwriting Worksheet

Hippo Handwriting Worksheet

Practising letter formation by writing words makes it more fun. With simple letters and a border of cute hippos, this hippo handwriting worksheet will appeal to even the most reluctant writer.

Hippo Word Tracing

Hippo Word Tracing

Chilren can practise their pencil control by tracing over the letters and then colouring in the hippo on this hippo word tracing worksheet.

Lion Finger Tracing

Lion Finger Tracing

You can use magnetic letters to match the letters on our lion finger tracing page, then trace the letters with your finger and colour the picture.  

Lion Handwriting Worksheet

Lion Handwriting Worksheet

Practising handwriting will be lots of fun with this lion themed worksheet. Start out by tracing the word and by the end of the page you'll be confident writing it unaided.

Lion Word Tracing

Lion Word Tracing

This lion word tracing page is a fun way to encourage young children to try a bit of letter writing practice. With only four simple letters it is one of the easiest of our word tracing pages, a great starter.  

Meerkat Finger Tracing

Meerkat Finger Tracing

There are a few tricky letters here! Help children get a feel for the curves of 'e' and 'k' with this meerkat finger tracing page.

Meerkat Handwriting Worksheet

Meerkat Handwriting Worksheet

Get some meerkat style handwriting practise with this worksheet! Children will enjoy using this page which guides you through the letter formation and also has a picture to colour in.

Meerkat Word Tracing

Meerkat Word Tracing

Extend a study of African animals with a bit of handwriting practice. Our Meerkat word tracing page is a handwriting worksheet and a colouring page in one.  

Monkey Finger Tracing

Monkey Finger Tracing

Introduce your child to letter formation with this monkey themed finger tracing worksheet. Monkeys are always popular and can be used in numerous themes; jungle, zoo, or Chinese zodiac.

Monkey Handwriting Worksheet

Monkey Handwriting Worksheet

Practise the word monkey using this handwriting worksheet. The cute picture makes it a great tie in with other activites featuring jungle animals. Also, the monkey is one of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.

Ostrich Word Tracing

Ostrich Word Tracing

Trace the letters of the word "ostrich" on this simple worksheet, then have fun colouring in a picture of the largest living bird!

Rhino Finger Tracing

Rhino Finger Tracing

Children can learn to write their letters with this lovely rhino finger tracing page. Trace over each letter carefully, starting on the dots, with a forefinger. You could then try to write the letter in a sand tray, or use a crayon or pencil on the worksheet.  

Rhino Handwriting Worksheet

Rhino Handwriting Worksheet

Practise handwriting with the help of this fun rhino handwriting worksheet! Our cute illustrations will cheer the kids on ...

Rhino Word Tracing

Rhino Word Tracing

Our word tracing worksheets make handwriting practice fun for kids, and this rhino word tracing worksheet is no exception. And of course, the kids might like to colour in the picture, too.

Warthog Finger Tracing

Warthog Finger Tracing

The funny warthog in this picture is sure to encourage some good handwriting practice with this fun printable sheet. Colour the picture too!

Warthog Handwriting Worksheet

Warthog Handwriting Worksheet

Practise handwriting with the help of this fun warthog worksheet - sure to encourage even the most reluctant writer to get their letters forming properly!

Warthog Word Tracing

Warthog Word Tracing

Children can trace over the letters in the word "warthog" and colour in the funny picture on this printable handwriting worksheet.

Wildebeest Finger Tracing

Wildebeest Finger Tracing

Here's quite a big word for the children to learn and practise - can they trace the letters in "wildebeest" with their finger?

Wildebeest Word Tracing

Wildebeest Word Tracing

Here's a worksheet that helps children practise their letters. They just need to trace over the dotted letter shapes to spell the word wildebeest. They can have fun colouring in the picture too!

Zebra Finger Tracing

Zebra Finger Tracing

Learning to write the word zebra can start by finger tracing the letters on this simple worksheet. You could also match the letters with your magnetic fridge letters, or use a pen to trace them.

Zebra Handwriting Worksheet

Zebra Handwriting Worksheet

Children start by tracing the word "zebra" and then work down the worksheet until they are confident that they can write it on their own on the final line.

Zebra Word Tracing

Zebra Word Tracing

Trace the letters of the word "zebra" on this lovely handwriting worksheet for early learners...

More African Animal Activities

African Animal Maths Worksheets
African Animal Maths Worksheets

Become a Member to access 33,970 printables!