Rod Campbell’s classic storybook Dear Zoo has been a firm favourite of children, and their parents, for over thirty years. If your little ones love discovering which animals the zoo has sent then these Dear Zoo activities and colouring sheets will provide hours of fun. Make a lion mask, join the dots to find out which animal is hiding, and colour in all the animals in the zoo. There are even more fun kids activities in The Dear Zoo Drawing and Colouring Book. 

If your little ones love Dear Zoo, discover our selection of the best baby books and books for toddlers. 

For more indoor fun, don’t miss our rainy day indoor activities for kids.


Colour in all the animals in the zoo with this Dear Zoo colouring sheet


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Find out which animal is hiding with this Dear Zoo dot-to-dot activity sheet

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Help finish the picture with this Dear Zoo drawing sheet

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Make your very own lion mask with this Dear Zoo activity sheet


Dear Zoo books