Spider Monkey Lesson for Kids


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Why are spider monkeys known as new world monkeys?

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1. Spider monkeys get their name because they use their long arms, legs, and _____ to move quickly through the trees.

2. How do spider monkeys help rain forests?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of why spider monkeys are called new world monkeys, what dangers they face, what word best describes them, and other interesting facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will answer questions about:

  • Why spider monkeys are endangered
  • How they got the name 'spider monkey'
  • Why they're called new world monkeys
  • What they do that helps the rain forest

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about spider monkeys
  • Information recall - remember what you know about what threatens them in the wild
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to choose the word that best describes their nature

Additional Learning

To find out more about these engaging little animals, study Spider Monkey Lesson for Kids. This lesson will teach you how to:

  • Recognize how many varieties of spider monkey exist in the wild
  • Describe their average size, coat color and weight
  • Remember how many spider monkeys are usually found in a group
  • Explain what spider monkeys eat and how they find food