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Activity Books Available for Download

 

A Year With Wildlife (English and Spanish)

 
  
Find out what happens to wildlife during every month of the year with this 24-page activity book. The color-by-number pages will help students gain a realistic perspective on how these species actually appear. Targeted Grades: K-3. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.
 
 
 
 

Aquatic Resources of Illinois (English and Spanish)

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Booklet contains student lessons and related activities. Targeted Grades: 4-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

Creatures of the Night (English and Spanish)

 
 
 
Activity book has coloring pages which contain information and activities about nocturnal species. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.
 
 
 
 
 

Forest Ecology

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This 48-page activity book contains information and activities about the ecology and management of Illinois' forests. Targeted Grades: 4-8.

 

 

 

 

Illinois Common Birds (English and Spanish)

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Activity book contains coloring pages for 18 bird species found in Illinois. Student activities and information are also included. Targeted Grades: 4-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

 

Illinois Forest Facts (English and Spanish)

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This 24-page activity book is designed for use at grades kindergarten through three. Students will learn about leaves, trees, forest products, changing leaf colors and other forestry-related topics.

 

 

Illinois Fossils

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This 24-page activity book is a guide to the fossil species in Illinois for students of grades 4-8.

 

 

 

 

Illinois Mammals (English and Spanish)

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Activity book contains coloring pages representing the different types of mammals found in Illinois. Student activities and information are also included. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

Illinois' State Symbols (English and Spanish)

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Activity book contains coloring pages and facts about the state symbols. Targeted Grades: K-6. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

 

Illinois Trees (English and Spanish)

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This activity book contains a key to the 15 tree species depicted on the "Illinois Trees: Seeds and Leaves" poster plus activities to complete and illustrations to color. Targeted Grades: 4-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

Kids Fishing It’s Catching On!

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Children can learn fishing techniques as well as fish identification skills in this booklet. Plenty of activities will keep young anglers interested for hours.

 

 

 

 

Mammals From Illinois' Past (English and Spanish)

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This 24-page booklet contains information and activities about mammal species that once lived in what is now Illinois. Ice Age species as well as those eliminated from Illinois in the recent past are included. Targeted Grades: K-3.

 

 

 

Masters of the Air (English and Spanish)

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Activity book contains coloring pages depicting 16 species of Illinois owls and hawks. Information and activities about these raptors are also included. Targeted Grades: K-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

Native Americans and Nature in Illinois (English and Spanish)

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This 24-page booklet provides information, coloring pages and activities for students of grades K-3 about the Native American peoples of Illinois and how they used nature.

 

 

 

Prairie Primer

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Students of grades 4-8 can learn about the ecology of Illinois' prairie habitats with this 32-page publication. The accompanying poster depicts the organisms that are discussed in the text.

 

  

Slime, Scales and Mudpuppy Scales (English and Spanish)

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This activity book contains information about Illinois amphibians and reptiles with illustrations to color. Targeted Grades: K-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.

 

 

 

The Watershed Adventures of Nate the Newt

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Students can learn about watersheds with the activities in this 12-page booklet.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wildlife Coloring Book

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This activity book contains coloring pages of eight common wildlife species from our state.

 

 

 

 

 

Wings Stings and Leggy Things (English and Spanish)

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Activity book containing information about insects with illustrations to color. Targeted Grades: K-8. Permission to photocopy these pages is granted for use with students in the classroom.