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Arizona Lesson - Page 2

Phoenix - Capital of Arizona
Phoenix - Capital of Arizona

Capital of Arizona

The capital of Arizona is Phoenix.

Phoenix is located the the Sonoran Desert. Temperatures average over 100 degrees three months out of the year.



Saguaro Cactus
Saguaro Cactus

Saguaro Cactus

Arizona's state flower is the saguaro blossom.

Saguaros are tall cactus plants that can live for 150 years. They grow slowly and have arms.

The plants blossom at night from April to May.



Cactus Wren - State Bird of Arizona
Cactus Wren - State Bird of Arizona

Cactus Wren

Arizona's state bird is the cactus wren.

Cactus wrens are 7-9 inches (18-23 cm) long and they are brown with white spots. Males and females look alike.

Cactus wrens live in pairs and build nests inside cactus plants. They eat insects such as ants and grasshoppers.



Arizona Geography Worksheets and Activities

Arizona Crossword Puzzle  Answer Key

Blank Map of Arizona