Cute Free animal bingo printable (18 Card Set)

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Our free animal bingo printable that’s a fun game for the whole family.

Our animal bingo game is an instant download that you can use with elementary and middle school kids. 

animal bingo printable

Animal Bingo Printable – Free Printable Cards

Playing bingo is one of our favorite activities for a family game night. Take our bingo templates on a road trip or a vacation. They are perfect for a birthday party or a rainy day too.

This free animal bingo printable comes with 18 game cards. If you have more players you can either double up and play in teams or print a second bingo set so everyone gets different playing cards.

Our printable also comes with 2 calling cards. One that you can cut up the pieces to put in a jar or bowl and another that you can use to keep track of which animals have been called as you play.

See also: cute mixed media giraffe craft for kids

What You Get

animal bingo printable

Each animal bingo printable comes includes the following:

  • 18 bingo cards
  • 2 calling cards (1 calling card that you will cut into squares and the other that you will use to keep track of which animals have been called during each round)
  • Paw print game markers (print and cut as many sheets as you think you will need)

Supplies You’ll Need

  • Color printer and good quality card stock paper
  • Bingo markers – check out some of our favorite marker ideas down below
  • Optional – self laminating sheets to make your animal bingo printable reusable. If you make your bingo boards reusable kids can use a dot marker or dry erase marker

Bingo Marker Options

Candy options – gummy bears, gum balls, Hershey kisses

Non candy optionsmini erasers, pom poms, bingo chips

Bingo daubers – dot markers, bingo markers, bingo stamps

Different Animals

Our animal bingo printable was created with a combination of adorable images of different zoo animals and farm animals.  

Each game board contains a combination of different kinds of animals including:

  • Boar
  • Bird
  • Koala
  • Panda
  • Tiger
  • Rabbit
  • Lion
  • Polar bears
  • Pig
  • Cat
  • Fox
  • Dog
  • Brown Bear
  • Horse
  • Elephant
  • Cow
  • Dog
  • Giraffe
  • Mouse
  • Zebra
  • Chicken

How To Setup An Animal Bingo Game

animal bingo printable
  1. Print a copy of our animal bingo printable. (An instant digital download is available at the bottom of this blog post in pdf format.)
  2. Cut out 1 calling card. You should have 24 square images of different kids of animals. Place them in a small paper bag, bowl or jar so you can pull them out in random order as you play.
  3. Cut out your bingo cards. Each player gets a bingo card. If you are playing with more than 18 people you can double up or print a second copy so all players get different boards.
  4. Use candy or non-candy items to mark the animals as the name of the animal is called. All players should mark off their free space at the beginning of the game. 
  5.  The first player to get a straight line, 4 corners, magic T or full card wins!

Notifications

Tip* Make this animal bingo printable a great learning game by having young children describe the animals or make animal noises while they play. This is a fun choice for a variety of different subject areas and situations like: special education lesson plans, physical therapy, early intervention, speech therapy, physical science, occupational therapy, english language arts, foreign language learners, social studies, earth sciences or general science.

More Bingo Games For Kids

Christmas bingo – this festive holiday game is a great way to boost Christmas spirit. 

Valentine’s day bingo – perfect for playing in small groups at school to celebrate Valentine’s day.

Summer bingo – colorful and festive this summer bingo is a great choice during summer vacation.

Christmas light bingo – this simple game is so much fun for kids from 1st grade up to high school.

Earth day bingo – a great opportunity to learn about the environment and have a lot of fun.

Super Bowl bingo – a family favorite in our house this Super Bowl bingo is a fun activity during the half-time show.

Birthday bingo – loads of fun as a birthday party game this is our most popular bingo game yet.

Halloween bingo – a fun choice for a Halloween party, kids of all ages enjoy playing a few rounds of spooky bingo.

Bingo Game Alternatives

If you’re playing with older children or want to play a little more competitively we suggest trying a few of these alternate bingo games.

Still loads of fun, these alternatives are an easy way to add an extra challenge to your Animal bingo printable.

  • 4 corners: The first person to cover the four corners of their bingo card template bingos!
  • X Pattern: The first person to find a row of 5 animals in an X pattern wins.
  • Blackout: Players continue until someone finds every symbol on their bingo card and covers it completely. This is also referred to as a blackout or full card. 
  • Postage stamp: The first person to get a 2×2 square in any of the corners Bingos!
  • Arrow: The first player to create an arrow shape wins the game.
  • BNO: The first player to cover lines B, N, O vertically Bingos!

Can I Play With More People?

There are 18 animal bingo cards included in each instant download.

If you plan to play with more than 18 people then plan to print a second copy of our animal bingo printable. If that’s the case then it’s possible that two or more players have similar cards.

How To Print The Bingo Cards

animal bingo printable

This animal bingo printable was created so that the cards print in 5 x7  inch size. So, that means that each card will need to be cut before playing.

To download, simply click on the pdf file located at the bottom of this post. The instant download digital file will open in a new window in Adobe Acrobat Reader. 

For best results we highly recommend using the print preview function to make sure that this zoo theme bingo looks right before hitting print.  If the document looks too big or too small simply adjust the printable features so that the scale is set between 90-100%.

We created this great game in color but you can also print it in black and white if you don’t have access to a color printer. 

More Freebies For Kids

Looking for something specific? Consult our master list of free printables and activites for kids. 

Free summer beach I Spy – a great choice for independent work, this free beach themed I Spy has kids using their visual skills to count a variety of different beach items. 

Earth day scavenger hunt – this neat little came has kids using inference clue cards to spot a variety of different environmental objects and items.

Tic Tac Toe brain break – use this free printable when kids need a brain break. Use at home or even in the classroom after physical education to give kids a much needed activity to refocus.

Free Animal Bingo Printable

Animal bingo printablepdf file.


This animal bingo printable is such a fun way to have some screen free fun with kids of all ages. We hope you plan on downloading this fun activity and using it at home or even in the classroom.

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