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1 Arctic Coloring and Fact Pack Have fun learning about the arctic with this fun coloring pack! Clip art by: EduClips

2 Directions: Cut out the arctic themed images below. Then, glue them onto the matching page. Have your child color the picture the same color and complete the pages.

3 Directions: Cut out the arctic themed images below. Then, glue them onto the matching page. Have your child color the picture the same color and complete the pages.

4 The arctic fox is fast. Fun facts about the Arctic Fox: 1. They live in temperatures of -58 O F. 2. Their fur is brown in summer and white in the winter. 3. They scavenge from what is left by a polar bear when it eats. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Arctic Fox

5 Caribou are wild reindeer. Fun facts about Caribou: 1. They can run at speeds up to miles per hour. 2. Their hooves are like snowshoes. 3. They can migrate more than 3,000 miles each year. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Caribou

6 Eskimo boys like kayaks. Fun facts about Eskimos: 1. They use lots of furs to keep warm. 2. They live in one of the harshest environments on earth. 3. They still hunt and gather to survive. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Eskimo Boy

7 Eskimo girls are important. Fun facts about Eskimos: 1. Eskimo girls play just as much of an important role in the Eskimo culture as the boys. 2. They hunt almost anything. 3. They build and live in igloos. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Eskimo Girl

8 Igloos are made of ice. Fun facts about Igloos: 1. Igloos can be made of ice or other materials. 2. The body heat from occupants keep igloos warm. This means it could be -50 outside and a warm 60 inside. 3. They can be small or large, the sky is the limit. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Igloo

9 Penguins don t live here. Fun facts about Penguins: 1. Penguins do not live in the arctic and only live in the Antarctic. 2. Only 2 species of penguins actually live in the Antarctic. 3. Most penguins like warmer waters. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Penguin

10 Polar bears are big! Fun facts about Polar Bears: 1. Polar bears are the largest predators on land. 2. Polar bears cannot be hunted by law in the countries they live in. 3. Polar bear hair is not white, but really hollow and reflects the light. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Polar Bear

11 Puffins are not penguins. Fun facts about Puffins: 1. Puffins fly high above the water. 2. They live in large colonies. 3. They can be found all over the oceans near the artic and as far south as Baja California. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Puffin

12 Aren t rabbits cute? Fun facts about the Arctic Rabbit: 1. Lots of animals hunt the arctic rabbits, including humans. 2. There are a lot different variations of the arctic rabbit based on where it lives. 3. Their hair changes color for the season to blend in and survive. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Arctic Rabbit

13 Seals like to swim Fun facts about Seals: 1. They spend most of their time diving and swimming. 2. They lose and re-grow their fur every year. 3. Baby seals are born on floating pack ice sheets. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Seal

14 Snowy owls love the arctic. Fun facts about Snowy Owls: 1. These birds thrive in the Arctic Circle. 2. They are nomadic and move around a lot during their lives. 3. Snowy Owls mainly feed on lemmings and other small rodents. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Snowy Owl

15 A walrus has big tusks. Fun facts about Walrus: 1. They live mostly in shallow waters. 2. A Walrus will use its tusks as a tool for all things from hunting to making breathing holes in the ice. 3. They live 20 to 30 years. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Walrus

16 Orcas are killer whales. Fun facts about Orcas: 1. Orcas have teeth. 2. Orcas live in the Arctic and Antarctic. 3. They hunt and eat almost anything they can catch. Directions: Trace the word below. Then write the word on your own. Orca

17 Harp seals like to rest. Fun facts about Harp Seals: 1. They have lots of blubber to keep them warm while they lay around. 2. They are hunted in Canada, Norway, Russia, and Greenland. 3. Polar bears are the natural enemy of harp seals. Directions: Trace the words below. Then write the words on your own. Harp Seal

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