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This summer we have some fun, educational animal themed weekly challenges for you to take part in during school holidays. From creating a squirrel obstacle course to finding out about the anatomy of a dog, each week's challenge has something for everyone.

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Dog Anatomy

week 5

Learn about the anatomy of a dog, and put your creative skills to the test!

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part 1: learn


Download our handy PDF and match all the names of the parts of the dogs body to the diagram. 

part 2: create


Now you get to make your own!

Create your own dog anatomy diagram using items around the house! You can do this by using all sorts of items, such as clothing, to create the dog’s body shape and organs. For example, you could tie socks together to create the dog’s large intestine!  

did you know?


 Did you know that vets and veterinary nurses learn about the anatomy of all different kinds of animals. Understanding how their bodies work helps them take better care of them when they are sick or injured.  

how to complete the challenge:

We’d love to see your work! When you have finished, send us a photo of your creation alongside your answers.  Simply email everything to*

*Please note: In line with our child safeguarding policy, we will not publish any photo that includes a child’s face in the image without permission from the parent or guardian. If you would like to give permission, please download the consent form below, fill it in, and attach it to your email to us.

looking for more?

We've got six action-packed challenges to keep you exploring the world around you this summer, with one every week until the end of August. Missed a challenge? Or can't wait for the next one? Don't worry, you can find them all right here.

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