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.
Lots NEW! Owl bookmarks, owl jigsaws, an owl template, owl acrostic poem printables, owl life cycle matching cards - and lots more fun on our owl printables page!
These owls are definitely watching carefully for anything interesting going on! It's a fun card to print and use to wish friends or family a Happy Halloween.
Kids can follow along with our simple step by step instructions to learn how to draw their own gorgeous owl!
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.
Five owl bookmarks to print onto one page of A4 card, with space to add your own message or record the page of your reading book. How about using them as labels or as giveaways at a Harry Potter party?
This template is designed to make a striking owl card by some simple folding and cutting. Print onto white card and then get your child to colour the owl in. Or use coloured card and stick on some extra shapes: you can see what it looks like here!
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.
How about writing a poem about an owl, or a short story, using this lovely printable owl frame? We've got four versions: colour and black and white, lined and blank.
Our wise cartoon owl makes a lovely lacing card for younger children. Just print, cut out and punch.. Laminate if you wish to reuse.
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.
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.
We've done 2 sizes, 2 colours and 1 black and white of our number bond owls, for use in your number bond / addition work. Cut out and laminate if you wish, although it's not necessary. Then use with counters or beads.
Print and cut out these cards and get the kids to put them back together again so that each owl adds up to 5. We have colour and black and white versions (these look great printed onto coloured card) and UK and US school fonts.
Available in colour or black and white (print onto coloured card for a fun effect), these owl number bond cards are cut in half for the children to count and put back together again.
This printable contains ten gorgeous owls to cut out and display to help children with learning ordinal numbers. Each owl is different and they look really cute sitting in a row - but you could laminate them and use them as sorting cards, too.
Here's another 10 owls with ordinal numbers 11th through 20th. Each one is different and they are easy to cut out for display.
Children can use their playdough to add eyes and a beak to the owl on this fun playdough mat! Laminate the mat so it can be used over again.
Our lovely new illustration of an owl, in poster form. The simple outlines mean it makes a good cutting and sticking owl, too.
How about writing a message on the white tummy feathers? Or cutting out the central oval carefully and using our owl as a fun photo frame?
Here's a stunning poster of a beautiful owl in a field of flowers, great to display as part of a bird or wildlife topic.
This printable owl card might be a bit heavy on the ink, but it's so lovely we went ahead with it anyway! It would make a great birthday card or thank you card for owl lovers - and who isn't, really? We have a colouring version too.
Use this owl template in kids crafts - for everything from Halloween and Autumn/Fall through to Harry Potter! The pdf file below offers multiple sizes.
Our third owl template has a trickier bottom edge to cut out, but looks fabulous in brown felt or craft foam, glued to a collaged "branch". You could also cut out all the sizes and use this owl for sorting activities.
This fun owl template comes large so that you can use it in displays - but it is also useful for all sorts of crafts. Cut from brown card and then use it as a base for scrunched up pieces of tissue paper in brown, white and black - fun for toddlers!
Trace the lines on our lovely owl - excellent practice for little kids! Why not laminate so that you can have another go later?
This versatile collection of owl life cycle word cards can be used for displays, vocabulary work and much more.
This lovely owl writing paper will hopefully encourage some letter writing or maybe a story or two! It's fun to use as part of a Harry Potter theme, too.