Handwriting Practice: Mga Hayop

The link below (Mga Hayop Word Trace) opens a pdf file that contains seven pages of handwriting worksheets. Each page has six boxed illustrations of animals with labels in Filipino, making a total of 42 animals. Students can practice writing the Filipino names for different animals by tracing the labels. The list of animals include the following:

  1. aso (dog)
  2. tuta (puppy)
  3. pusa (cat)
  4. kuting (kitten)
  5. baboy (pig)
  6. biik (piglet)
  7. inahin (hen)
  8. sisiw (chick)
  9. ibon (bird)
  10. isda (fish)
  11. bibe (duck)
  12. kabayo (horse)
  13. kambing (goat)
  14. baka (cow)
  15. kalabaw (water buffalo)
  16. tandang (rooster)
  17. kuneho (rabbit)
  18. ahas (snake)
  19. leon (lion)
  20. leona (lioness)
  21. tigre (tiger)
  22. elepante (elephant)
  23. oso (bear)
  24. pating (shark)
  25. kamelyo (camel) The term kamelyo refers to a male camel. A female camel is called kamelya.
  26. palaka (frog)
  27. agila (eagle, specifically the Philippine eagle)
  28. butiki (lizard)
  29. daga (rat/mouse)
  30. kuhol (snail)
  31. pugita (octopus) The term pugita is also used for cuttlefish and squids.
  32. buwaya (crocodile)
  33. dugong (manatee)
  34. pagong (turtle)
  35. delpin (dolphin) A dolphin in Filipino is also called lumba-lumba.
  36. balyena (whale)
  37. tupa (sheep)
  38. buwitre (vulture)
  39. armadilyo (armadillo)
  40. tarsier (Philippine tarsier)
  41. gagamba (spider)
  42. loro (parrot)

The student may be asked to create a small booklet by coloring the illustrations, cutting out the boxed illustrations, making his or her own booklet cover, and stapling all the pages together. The illustrations may also be arranged alphabetically according to the Filipino alphabet.

Feel free to print this set of worksheets but please do not copy and/or distribute them for profit.

Except for the turtle image (obtained from openclipart.org), all the illustrations in this set of worksheets are by Samut-samot Mom. The font used for these handwriting worksheets is the National First Font Dotted Version 1.0 created by Roger White in 1994. Click the link below to open the pdf file.

Mga Hayop Word Trace

An example of a page is shown below.

This link below (Animals Word Trace) is the English version of the above worksheets.

Animals Word Trace

An example of a page is shown below. The illustrations may be arranged alphabetically according to the English alphabet.

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