What are producers and consumers? Does the great horned owl have any predators to fear? Where do copepods live? Kids can have fun learning the answers to all these questions and more with this set of FREE Printable Food Chain Fact Cards.
The FREE Printable Food Chain Fact Cards unit starts with a list of key definitions that are important for kids to learn. It defines:
- primary consumer
- secondary consumer
- tertiary consumer
Next are 16 fact cards, each with a habitat and life cycle. The life cycle is listed and then broken into producers and consumers. Kids will learn about life cycles found in places around the world such as the:
- African savanna
- Amazon rain forest
- Amazon River
- Australian bush
- Australian rain forest
- Gobi Desert
As well as:
- American deserts
- American grasslands
- Boreal forests/taiga
- Coniferous forests
- Deciduous forests
- Mangrove swamps
Finally, there are 16 black and white fact cards with blanks for the student to fill in the food chain they learned about and break it into producers and consumers. They can also color the cards if they wish.
It’s a fun and low-prep way to help kids learn about food chains in various parts of the world. Scroll down for your instant download today!
Here are some other FREE habitat and ecosystem resources we think you’ll enjoy:
Here are some fun books to help kids learn more about food chains.
What Are Food Chains and Webs? (The Science of Living Things)Who Eats What?: Food Chains and Food Webs (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)What Eats That?: Predators, Prey, and the Food Chain (Wildlife Picture Books)
Bonnie Rose Hudson works as the Director of SchoolhouseTeachers.com, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine®. Her heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her website WriteBonnieRose.com for homeschool and history curriculum, resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, ways you can write for the homeschool market, and to check out her newest release from JourneyForth, The Hidden Village, an early reader set in India.
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