Life Cycle of a Chicken: Lesson for Kids


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When a hen keeps eggs warm, dry, and protected for 21 days, helping them to develop into chicks, this is called _____.

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1. A very young, underdeveloped life form that cannot survive on its own is called a(n) _____.

2. It usually takes baby chicks about _____ to mature into adult chickens

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A common farm animal, chickens have complex life cycles. These quiz questions will make sure you understand each step of the cycle, from egg to adult.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will ask you questions about:

  • How chickens care for their eggs
  • Very young life forms
  • Male chickens
  • Female chickens

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use information from the lesson to answer questions about how chickens care for their eggs
  • Distinguishing differences - prove that you understand the difference between male and female chickens
  • Information recall - remember the facts you've learned about how long baby chicks take to mature

Additional Learning

For more information, you can review the accompanying lesson called Life Cycle of a Chicken Lesson for Kids. This lesson will have you:

  • Examine how chickens break out of their eggs
  • Study the ways a mother chicken protects her eggs
  • Review each phase of a chicken's life cycle