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Crocodiles and Alligators Craft and Activity Pack


“See you later, alligator. After a while, crocodile.” What is the difference between a crocodile and an alligator? With this unit about crocodiles and alligators, students will learn all about these ancient reptiles. They will love making this fun craft project.

Start by reading the passages about these ancient reptiles and answering the comprehension questions. Students will love making an adorable alligator craft and assembling the 8-page flip-up booklet. The flip booklet pages attach to the inside of the alligator's mouth.

This pack includes:

✔Reading passages

✔Comprehension questions

✔Tri-fold booklet

✔Alligator craft (templates and flip-up pages)

✔Vocabulary posters

✔Spotlight on vocabulary activity

✔Flipbook (5-pages)

✔Answer keys

✔Step-by-step visual directions


In this pack:


Have students read the passage about Crocodiles and Alligators and answer the comprehension questions. An answer key is included. Students could work with a partner or you can use it as a learning station activity.

Alligator Craft:

Using the reading passage, students can answer the questions on the flip book pages. Lastly, they cut, color, and assemble the craft and attach the flip up booklet to the inside of the alligator's mouth.

Hands-on Activities:

•Tri-fold Booklet

•Flipbook (5-pages)

•Alligator Craft with flip-up booklet 


Vocabulary posters are included in this unit to help students visualize and connect to the information.


This is a Digital Download. No Physical Product will be shipped.


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    • For personal use, classroom use, and non-commercial use only. It is unlawful to distribute any part of this file for any reason (whether they are free or for purchase).
  • Clipart, graphics, photographs, found inside this product are copyrighted. They may not be extracted from this file without written permission from the original artist(s).
  • We'd love to see how you use these activities in your classroom--- Tag @heart2heartteaching on Instagram!


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