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Animal Athletes

Humans aren’t the only ones with amazing bodies. Animals can run fast, leap high, and swim long distances.

For Grown-Ups

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What animal would you like to race?


est. 30 min

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The Fastest Animals Around

Gigi introduces us to the fastest animals on land, in the sea, and in the air.

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Hop to It

The biggest hopping animal in the world is the kangaroo. Join the Wild Kratts to learn all about them and their much smaller friend, the koala.

Slow Down With Sloths

You’ve heard about the fastest animals. And the biggest hoppers. What about the slowest creatures around? They’re sloths!

Sea Skaters

The Octonauts meet a creature who can skate on top of water. Now that’s an athlete!


est. 30 min

Animal Olympics

Have an Animal Olympics! Build towers and slides from blocks. Then let your animal figurines race, jump, and climb. Who is the fastest? What about the strongest? How high can they jump? Draw a race track for them if you want, too.

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est. 6 min

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Duck on a Bike

Wait, ducks can’t ride bikes...or can they? Find out in this story by David Shannon.


est. 5 min

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Animal Yoga

Move your body like an animal in this yoga session from Alo Yoga.