Dolphin facts for kids learning English

Dolphin Facts

resources for kids learning English

Did you know?

Altough they live in the water, dolphins are mammals, not fish. They are intelligent, playful creatures, friendly to humans.

Animal facts for kids learning English

A newborn dolphin is about a third as long as its mummy. A mother dolphin will stay with a calf for 2 to 3 years.

English teaching resources: animal readers

Dolphins are social animals. They live and hunt in groups. They help other sick dolphins as often as they can.

Fun facts about the animals

Dolphins use echolocation to navigate and hunt. They communicate with each other with clicks and whistles.

ABC animals: dolphin

Dolphins eat fish, squid and small marine life. They don't chew their food. They use their teeth to catch their prey.

Fun animal facts for ESL kids

Dolphins can jump as high as 6 metres out of the water. Some of them can dive as deep as 300 metres.

Learning English in a fun way

Dolphins have large and complex brains. They are as intelligent as dogs. Being fast learners, they are able to generalize and learn human sign language.

Printable resources

Animal facts printables English ABC printables

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Time for a Rhyme

Dolphins diving
Here and there
Over the waves
Without a care.
Dolphins, dolphins,
Wild and free,
Come and play
Please with me!

Dolphin fun facts for kids learning English