Plant and Animal Needs Worksheets

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Appease your biologists' appetite with our free, printable plant and animal needs worksheets! Deprived of food, water, shelter, air, and space, animals cannot survive. Devoid of nutrients, water, air, sunlight, and shelter, plants will die. Demonstrate a profound knowledge of the things that animals and plants need to live, and our activities and exercises make the process easy. That the objects, the basic needs, are described both pictorially and verbally makes our pdf worksheets on basic plant and animal needs twice as inviting.

Our plant and animal needs worksheets are ideal for kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2.

NGSS: K-LS1-1

Plant Needs

The plant sparkling in the bright sunlight, one of its needs, is a pleasing sight! At the center of this printable worksheet is a green, leafy plant, and children in kindergarten look at the needs-of-plants images surrounding it and label them.

Plant Needs

Animal Needs

Water is at the forefront of all things animals need to stay alive and kicking! The challenge in this exercise is it abounds in as many things animals don't need to survive as those they do. Cross out the former, and draw a circle around the latter.

Animal Needs

Matching Animals to Their Needs

Because it's large and has a very long neck and long legs, the giraffe requires tall trees and plenty of space to survive. Deny the animal access to the two, and it will miserably languish. Match correctly to ram home the diverse needs of various animals.

Matching Animals to Their Needs

Basic Needs of Living Things

Interestingly, the 1st grade and 2nd grade kids will find air, water, and sunlight as prerequisites for the survival of all living things, so they'll write these three under animals, plants, and humans as they answer this identifying the needs of living things pdf.

Basic Needs of Living Things

Human Needs

Oxygen is as indispensable as sunlight for humans to continue to live. This cut-and-glue activity from our printable plant and animal needs worksheets has the children in grade 1 and grade 2 completing sentences using human-needs vocabulary words.

Human Needs