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.
Ostriches are the largest bird in the world! We have some fun activities for the kids, all about this giant bird.
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
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.
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!
Here's an ostrich colouring page to print and enjoy, with word underneath the picture for younger children.
Young children seem to love African animals and here's an ostrich colouring page to add to our collection of African animal colouring pages.
Here's a slightly tricky word for the children to learn and practise - can they trace the letters in "ostrich" with their finger?
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!
Practise writing the word ostrich with our printable handwriting worksheet - and do some colouring in too!
This ostrich is cute and makes me laugh - so hopefully the kids will enjoy putting him back together again when they are given him as a jigsaw! You will need our jigsaw instructions and cutting guides.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a wonderful poster featuring a close-up photograph of an inquisitive ostrich! Print out and use for displays and topic work.
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.
Before children colour in our ostrich tracing page they need to practice their pencil contol skills and trace the dotty lines.
Trace the letters of the word "ostrich" on this simple worksheet, then have fun colouring in a picture of the largest living bird!
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.