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Super Duper Animal Powers

These creatures aren’t superheroes—but they should be! Can they be real? Explore and find out.

For Grown-Ups

What you’ll need

Ask About Today

What kind of animal superpower would be most fun to try out?


est. 45 min

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Portia the Super Spider

Meet Portia, a real spider with three superpowers.

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Super Strong Spiders

Spiders have another superpower, too: They can build super strong webs out of their super strong silk. Learn all about their amazing powers in this Wild Kratts episode.

The Fish Out of Water

This fish might as well be a superhero: It can walk (or at least, slither) on land!

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An Invisible Octopus?

She’s not really invisible; she’s just really good at changing color to camouflage herself so she blends in with her surroundings.


est. 30 min

Superhero Play

You’re the superhero now. With a friend, sibling, or figurines, play superheroes! (Capes and wings are optional.)

Toolkit Materials:

Other Materials:

Superhero dress-up items like capes or wings (optional)


Step away from the kids and pick up your hot beverage of choice. It’s independent superhero playtime.


What are your special superhero powers?


est. 5 min

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The Mixed Up Chameleon

Chameleons can turn different colors to blend in with their surroundings. But this one gets all mixed up! Listen to The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle in this read-aloud


est. 5 min

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The Floor is Lava...Dance!

You know this one. Get off the floor!