Ostriches

Ostriches are the largest bird in the world! We have some fun activities for the kids, all about this giant bird.

Ostrich activities for kids

Did You Know?

  • Ostriches can grow up to 9 feet (2.7 meters) tall!
  • They live in the hot savannas and woodlands of Africa.
  • They can't fly, but they can run very fast - up to 40 miles per hour!

Fun Fact: At birth, ostrich chicks can be as big as a full grown chicken!

Our Ostrich Activities

Complete The Ostrich Puzzle

Complete The Ostrich Puzzle

Can the kids complete the picture of the ostrich on the left? We've provided a picture on the right, so they need to study it carefully to work out what is missing.

Learn to Draw an Ostrich

Learn to Draw an Ostrich

With tiny wings for their huge bodies and long legs these flightless birds provide a fun challenge to draw.  Learn to draw an ostrich with our simple step by step guide.  

Ostrich Acrostic Poem Printable

Ostrich Acrostic Poem Printable

This ostrich acrostic poem printable is great for challenging the children on their poetry skills! Why not try some of our other bird and animal acrostic poem printables too? We have lots to choose from!

Ostrich Colouring Page

Ostrich Colouring Page

Here's an ostrich colouring page to print and enjoy, with word underneath the picture for younger children.

Ostrich Colouring Page 2

Ostrich Colouring Page 2

Young children seem to love African animals and here's an ostrich colouring page to add to our collection of African animal colouring pages.

Ostrich Finger Tracing

Ostrich Finger Tracing

Here's a slightly tricky word for the children to learn and practise - can they trace the letters in "ostrich" with their finger?

Ostrich Grid Copy

Ostrich Grid Copy

Trace the squares carefully one by one on our ostrich grid copy puzzle to draw your own picture of this giant bird.  It's quite tricky so concentration is required!

Ostrich Jigsaw 2

Ostrich Jigsaw 2

When you want a quick little activity to keep the kids busy, our printable jigsaws are just the thing. Here is one featuring our funny ostrich.

Ostrich Poster

Ostrich Poster

This fun poster of an ostrich is perfect for brightening up the walls of the classroom or perhaps a playroom, children's bedroom or nursery.

Ostrich Poster 2

Ostrich Poster 2

Here's a stunning poster of an ostrich, the world's largest kind of bird. Easy to print out and display in the classroom or to use in projects. 

Ostrich Poster 3

Ostrich Poster 3

Here's a wonderful poster featuring a close-up photograph of an inquisitive ostrich! Print out and use for displays and topic work.

Ostrich Story Paper

Ostrich Story Paper

Write about the ostrich, the largest type of bird in the world, or make up a story featuring an ostrich. Choose from two versions to suit different ages - handwriting lines or lined.

Ostrich Tracing Page

Ostrich Tracing Page

Before children colour in our ostrich tracing page they need to practice their pencil contol skills and trace the dotty lines. 

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!

Ostrich Worksheet

Ostrich Worksheet

Ostriches are a fascinating bird, and our worksheet will help the kids research and record some interesting facts about them. We have both colour and black and white versions to choose from below.

Ostrich Writing Page

Ostrich Writing Page

Record everything you've learned about Ostriches with our fun writing paper! Or maybe try some creative writing? 

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