Directed Drawing - Animals - Pets, Ocean, Zoo, Farm - Writing & Reading

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Proud to be Primary
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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My students absolutely loved these directed drawings! I am excited to use them when we learn about zoo animals in a few weeks.
My students really like this resource and I have enjoyed using it with my students. They really like the directed drawing in each activity. Thank you!
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Help kids learn to draw with this Animal set of 20 directed drawings and activities. Teach kids how to draw pets, farm, zoo, and ocean animals with the 4-6 step-by-step drawing activities that are perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.

♥♥The 120 Themed Directed Drawing Bundle is available for a SPECIAL LOW PRICE DISCOUNT. Get your entire year’s worth of themed directed drawings (120 included) and activities TODAY! ♥♥

Build drawing skills and following directions with these versatile printable directed drawing, writing, and reading activities that work great as morning work, sub-plans, in an art center, and more!

⭐Kids will love creating their own art portfolio of drawings, writing stories and opinions to go with their drawings, and practicing their reading and fine-motor skills (as they have FUN!) with the included options.

↑↑↑ See the PREVIEW for more details and pictures of what this awesome resource has to offer! ↑↑↑

Why YOU NEED Themed Directed Drawings by Proud to be Primary!

  • This themed directed drawing resource includes everything you need to teach your students how to draw and include in a classroom drawing center.
  • Children can learn to draw a variety of kid-friendly pictures while working on building fine motor skills and using their creativity.
  • The pictures chosen for the drawings are things that young children should learn to draw that will help them draw pictures independently.
  • This resource saves you time as it comes with everything you’d need to spark creativity and build confidence amongst your students!
  • There are many print-and-go options, as well as reading and writing activities, making this a resource that can be easily differentiated to meet different needs.
  • There are a variety of templates to give your students choice to create drawings and writing they’re proud of and excited to share!

Here’s What’s Included (see the PREVIEW for an up-close view and samples):

✔ 20 high-interest directed drawings of animals (5 for pets, zoo, ocean, and farm animals) are included

✔ There are many different options available with 4-6 steps each

✔ Each drawing comes with a variety of templates for writing practice with two types of writing lines. Extra pages for writing stories are included.

✔Each drawing comes with three differentiated reading activities using a reading passage.

✔ Versatile pages and drawing task cards are included to create FUN and choice!

✔ Half-page mini-booklet template included to create individual drawing books

✔ 2 different drawing journal covers included to create drawing portfolios

Why You'll LOVE this Directed Drawing resource!

♥ Easily differentiate for all learners with the multitude of drawings and variations included!

♥ Give children a confident, head start with their drawing skills that will help them in the future!

♥ Help kids build listening skills and practice following directions!

♥ Build reading, writing, and drawing skills at the same time!

20 Animal Directed Drawings are included in this resource:

  • Pets – cat, dog, hamster, fish, bunny
  • Zoo Animals - monkey, lion, elephant, hippo, panda
  • Farm Animals - horse, pig, chicken, goat, cow
  • Ocean Animals - crab, starfish, jellyfish, shark, whale

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Terms of Use: This product is licensed for personal classroom use ONLY unless multiple licenses are purchased. Your purchase grants you a license to use in a secure, password-protected online platform (such as Google Classroom) with your students only. You may not transfer or share with another teacher or use for commercial purposes (Outschool, etc.).

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Total Pages
325 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.


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