Warthogs

Learn a little about warthogs with the kids and then enjoy our collection of printable activities and colouring pages!

Warthogs at Activity Village

Learn about the Warthog

It's not hard to guess that the warthog is a member of the pig family! But this animal is only found in Africa, and it is a lot stranger looking than a pig, and is not a very pretty animal! In fact, it is called a warthog because of the warty lumps and bumps on its face!

Warthogs can reach up to 5 feet in length. Their skin is covered in bristles and they have a mane and two pairs of tusks which give them some protection against their predators - mainly lions and leopards. Warthogs are usually peaceful and they can run surprising fast, at up to 30 mph.

The warthog has a very long, elongated snout, designed for rooting around in the ground for roots and bulbs. Their excellent sense of smell helps them find food.

Have you come across Pumbaa, Timon's friend in The Lion King? He is probably the most famous (cartoon) warthog in the world!

Our Warthog Activities

Complete The Warthog Puzzle

Complete The Warthog Puzzle

Ask the kids to look closely at the picture of the warthog on the right to help them add the missing parts on the left on this fun complete the warthog puzzle.

Learn to Draw a Warthog

Learn to Draw a Warthog

Our learn to draw a warthog is sure to be a hit with the kids!  Cute spiky hair, snout, tusks and tufty tail all add up to a fun challenge.

Warthog Acrostic Poem Printable

Warthog Acrostic Poem Printable

The kids can have a go at writing an acrostic poem about the warthog with the help of this printable - which also works well as a simple writing sheet for younger children.

Warthog Card

Warthog Card

When you need a last-minute card, we have the solution! Print onto lovely glossy paper or card using your printer's borderless settings, and fold in half. Perfect for animal lovers!

Warthog Counting Jigsaw

Warthog Counting Jigsaw

This little jigsaw makes a fun way for kids to practice their numbers. Just print onto card and then slice it up along the vertical lines. They can use the numbers to help them put it back together again. Choose from a black and white version or colour.

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 Grid Copy

Warthog Grid Copy

Here's a challenging grid copy puzzle for older kids. Copy the warthog in the grid on the left to the grid on the right, using the squares to keep the picture accurate.

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 Notebooking Page

Warthog Notebooking Page

We have notebooking pages for many different animals, African or otherwise. Here are two for the warthog. Use them for research, fact-finding and fact storing.

Warthog Poster

Warthog Poster

Learnng about warthogs? This photographic poster of a warthog is designed to be printed on A4 paper using your borderless settings. Alternatively, trim the edges after printing.

Warthog Poster

Warthog Poster

This lovely warthog is probably a lot "prettier" than a real warthog, and we think he would look great on a playroom or classroom wall along with some of our other animal posters! There are no warts on his snout, either!

Warthog Spelling Jigsaw

Warthog Spelling Jigsaw

The kids can learn how to spell warthog with this simple printable jigsaw, which comes in colour or black and white. Print onto card, colour if appropriate, then slice up along the vertical lines.

Warthog Story Paper

Warthog Story Paper

Use this story paper to write a story featuring a warthog, or perhaps to record notes and facts about warthogs. Choose from 1cm lines or handwriting lines.

Warthog Tracing Page

Warthog Tracing Page

Children are sure to enjoy practising their pencil control skills by tracing the tusks on our cute warthog tracing page.

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.

Warthog Worksheet

Warthog Worksheet

Our simple warthog worksheets inspires children to find out the answers to some simple facts. We have them for many different animals, so you could build up a real fact file. Choose from colour or black and white.

Warthog writing page

Warthog Writing Page

Our warthog writing page comes in colour or black and white and is useful for all sorts of African animal projects.

Warthogs Scene Card

Warthogs Scene Card

This warthog card is fun for animal lovers, showing a parent and baby warthog (on a rather too green backgrouond - but then we aren't perfect!) Just print onto card and fold in half and you are ready to go...

Warthogs Scene Colouring Card

Warthogs Scene Colouring Card

This colouring card features a parent and baby warthog and is sure to be fun to colour in. Do you know an African animal lover who would like to receive it?

Warthogs Scene Colouring Page

Warthogs Scene Colouring Page

Colour in this fun African scene of a parent warthog with their young. We've got similar scenes for a number of African animals - why not print out and colour the whole set?

Warthogs Scene Poster

Warthogs Scene Poster

Here's a cheerful scene of a warthog parent and child. Print it out for the classroom or playroom, perhaps?

Warthogs scene story paper

Warthogs Scene Story Paper

Kids can write a story about what you see in the scene on this warthog story paper, and then colour in the picture. Alternatively, use it for some desciptive writing practice. Choose from 1cm lines or handwriting lines.

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