Awesome Sloth Facts You Didn’t Know About

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Sloths are awesome! These printable sloth facts are great fun for kids of all ages that love sloths and coloring.

Download and print the sloth facts coloring pages, grab your coloring pencils or crayons, and let’s get some learning fun.

Black and white coloring pages with sloth facts lying on top of a blue-green sheet with multicolored letters on a gray background.
Sloths are really fun animals!

By the end of this post, you and your kiddo will be sloth experts! We hope you enjoy learning as much as we did!

10 sloth facts FOR KIDS

  1. Wild sloths are mammals that look like monkeys; however, they are more closely related to armadillos and anteaters.
  2. There are two different types of sloths, two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths, and six species.
  3. Their natural habitats are tropical forests of Central and South America.
  4. Sloths fur is very interesting. It has an entire ecosystem living there made up of different species of algae, fungi, moths, and insects.
  5. Sloths sleep for about 15 hours a day.
  6. They are folivores, which means they feed mostly on leaves, fruits, and sap of trees, and their digestion may take days or weeks to complete.
Screenshot of a black and white coloring page with sloth facts.
They might be slow, but sloths are also interesting.
  1. Sloths have a very low metabolic rate and low body temperature, so they only need a little bit of food.
  2. Sloths only poop once a week.
  3. Their weak hind legs and long arms make it nearly impossible to stand on all fours, but sloths are very good swimmers.
  4. Sloths eat, sleep, rest, mate and even give birth in the trees. They spend most of their lives hanging in trees!

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR SLOTH FACTS COLORING SHEETS

Sloth facts coloring pages are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

Screenshot of a black and white coloring page with sloth facts.
Did you learn anything new about sloths?!

This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Sloth facts that you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!

DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE sloth facts PDF FILE

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How many of these sloth facts did you already know?!



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