Arctic Animals Videos for Kids
Walruses and narwhals and polar bears… Oh my! If your class is studying arctic animals, you are in the right place. I put together this collection of informative videos you can use while teaching your students about arctic animals.
Below you will find videos about all kinds of arctic animals including walruses, narwhals, beluga whales, reindeer, polar bears, and more.
Looking for information about penguins? Although penguins live in Antarctica, we often teach about them around the same time we are teaching about arctic animals. I’m currently working on a collection of favorite Penguin Videos for Kids. When it’s ready, I’ll add the link here.
Arctic Animals Videos for Kids
10 Arctic Animals for Kids Video by Socratica Kids (6:24)
This video introduces students to 10 different arctic animals. They will learn facts about polar bears, sea otters, ermines (also called stoats), harp seals, narwhals, arctic wolves, puffins, wolverines, walruses, and orcas (also known as killer whales).
Exploring the Arctic for Kids: Arctic Animals and Climates for Children by FreeSchool (20:03)
This video is quite lengthy (around 20 minutes). It provides interesting facts about arctic animals, the climate, land features, and more. I would recommend watching just one section at a time and spreading it out over several days. The video features the trumpeter swan, caribou (reindeer), puffins, humpback whales, walruses, and polar bears.
Walrus Videos for Kids
Amazing Animals Walrus Video by National Geographic Kids (1:46)
This quick video is packed with tons of easy to understand facts about walrus life. As you might expect from National Geographic Kids, it is also filled with wonderful scenes of walruses in their natural habitat.
Animals of the Ice – Walruses by Ocean Today (1:32)
I like this quick and informative video about walruses.
Polar Bear Videos for Kids
Polar Bears for Kids Video by Socratica Kids (7:54)
This polar bear video offers an in-depth look at the world of polar bears. It gives facts about polar bears, where they live, and what their arctic habitat is like.
Polar Bear Video by National Geographic Kids (1:15)
Kids learn about polar bears and their habitats. It’s a short video, but filled with plenty of details.
Other Arctic Animals
Arctic Hare Video by Wildlife All About (3:20)
Learn about the arctic hare and how it’s fur color changes with the seasons.
Animals of the Ice: Beluga Whales Cloud Tube (1:28)
Discover facts about beluga whales and their life in the icy arctic ocean.
Reindeer! Learn facts about Reindeer by Kids Learning Videos (2:07)
This short video is filled with all kinds of fun facts about reindeer (also called caribou). Although the focus is not on Christmas, the video briefly mentions reindeer being known for pulling Santa’s sleigh toward the end.
Narwhals: Unicorns of the Sea! by SciShow Kids (4:20)
This video is all about the narwhal, one of the more mysterious animals of the arctic ocean.
Free Narwhal Paper Craft Activity
While you are studying Arctic Animals, your students can make this fun narwhal craft. Find it here.
There are so many fascinating animals that live in the arctic! I especially like learning and teaching about polar bears. Does your class have a favorite arctic animal?