Newt facts for kids learning English

Newt Facts

resources for kids learning English

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Newts are brightly coloured salamanders. These small amphibians are found in moist, wooded areas in North America, Europe and Asia.

Animal facts for kids learning English

Newts spend their lives near water. The newt's underbelly is usually yellow. Many newts have red spots along their sides.

English teaching resources: animal readers

Newts are about 7 to 10 cm long. They have four fingers on each of the front legs and five toes on each of the hind legs.

Fun facts about the animals

A newt's tail is flat on both sides. Newts have the ability to regenerate limbs, eyes and spinal cords.

ABC animals: newt

A newt's skin is always soft and moist. They produce toxins in their skin secretions as a defence mechanism against predators.

Fun animal facts for ESL kids

Newts eat insects, worms, snails, and small fish. A newt's prey must be moving in order to attract the newt.

Learning English in a fun way

Newts eggs are laid in the water. Baby newts grow their front two legs first, instead of the back legs, like frogs.

Printable resources

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Time for a Rhyme

A newt burger is easy to make.
All you do is simply take
A piece of cake,
One slice of bread,
Two petals, pink or red,
Some mayonnaise,
A hard sugar glaze,
One onion ring,
Some drops of ink.
Garnish with fruit,
Then add a newt.
Sounds good?

Newt fun facts for kids learning English