I created this pennant banner for my five-year-old son with autism. He is pre-verbal and prefers to work with simple, uncluttered resources and materials. As such, I've been on the lookout for a simple pennant banner to use in our school area for early literacy instruction. In addition to minimalistic design, I hoped to find a banner that featured animals as my son loves animals of all varieties. I eventually decided to create my own pennant banner and used the opportunity to reinforce familiar vocabulary (dog, cat, kangaroo, tiger) while introducing new vocabulary (ibex, aardvark, manatee). I hope your students enjoy this banner!