It's widely thought that the collective noun 'a parliament' of owls originated because these beautiful birds are considered to be wise and intelligent, and were often seen to accompany the goddess of wisdom (Athena) in Greek Mythology.
Life Cycle of an Owl
NEW! Learn a little about owls and their life cycle with this collection of colouring pages, worksheets, posters, matching cards and word cards. We've included a variety of options for many of the printables here so that you can use them with different ages and stages.
Can the children label the basic parts of an owl (beak, eyes, wings, talons, tail, head and legs) on this printable worksheet?
This useful cloze activity can be used to test the children on their knowledge of owl lifecycle terms and vocabulary, such as hatchlings, raptors and down.
Considering that adult owls are such large birds, baby owls (known as owlets) are often very small. We've drawn the lifecycle of these majestic birds on a single page for the children to colour in.
This simple life cycle of an owl colouring page shows how owls hatch from eggs into tiny owlets that then grow into these magnificent large birds.
We have four different versions of this A4-sized printable poster, which shows the different stages in the life cycle of an owl. They will suit different ages, abilities and activities.
The children can describe the life cycle of an owl on this story paper using the illustration to help them. Choose from one of four versions below (colour/black and white, with lines or handwriting lines).
These cute owl-shaped fact cards are bound to be a big hit with the kids! Each of the 12 cards has an interesting fact about these fascinating birds - cut them out and laminate if you prefer, then use for classroom learning activities.
These lovely printable worksheets help the children to practise their handwriting skills whilst learning vocabulary associated with the lifecycle of owls. There are six words to practise in each pack, available with colour illustrations or black and white.
Each of our owl life cycle matching cards has a lovely illustration and new word for the children to learn. They're also versatile and useful for lots of different activities - cut out individually for matching games or fold in half to make double-sided cards.
Practice sequencing and learn about nature with young learners using our Owl Life Cycle Sequence worksheet. The children need to cut out the pictures, arrange them in the right order then stick them onto the other sheet in the blank spaces.
Print and cut out these owl life cycle vocabulary cards individually for matching games or fold in half and glue to make double-sided flashcards for practising vocabulary knowledge.