On this page you can find two fun projects for young children that will show them the actual heights and sizes of various animals that occur in Southern Africa. Often we do our safari trips in a car or the animals are quite far away and its difficult for youngsters to appreciate thier true sizes. These projects will show the young folk how tall a male lion really is!!

Picture of Animal Heights

Picture of the Relative Animal Heights Download

 

Have you ever wondered how big the bushveld animals really are? You can download these Excel Spreadsheets and print them….dont forget to ask for mom or dads permission or help.

Relative Animal Heights

This is an Excel project that graphically shows you how tall various bushveld animals are. You can mark your own height on the strip of paper once you have printed and glued it together.

You will need: Pritt or other paper glue, scissors and a black and white printer.

Relative Animal Lengths

This is an Excel project that graphically shows you how long some of the smaller bushveld animals are. You can mark your own length on the strip of paper once you have printed and glued it together. Lie down next to it with your feet at the start and make a mark on the strip of paper where your head is.

You will need: Pritt or other paper glue, scissors and a black and white printer