Animal Sorting Game

ANIMAL SORTING GAME (small group presentation)

Purpose:
To sort the vertebral animals by their zoological classification.

Age:
4+ years

Material:
Set of pictures of the five animal classes and a matching box for each for sorting.
Cards are coded on the back for control.

Presentation:
Bring the pictures and boxes to a mat, inviting a small group of children to join you.
The pictures are mixed in one box and the other five empty boxes are set out across the top of the mat with the names of each class visible.
Note, the boxes may be color coded for the children who are not yet reading.
The children sort through the pictures and place the animals in their appropriate boxes according to classification.
The children can check their work by looking at the color coding on the back of the cards.
(Cards may also be sorted into columns.)

Exercise 1:
As in presentation.

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