Animal Sorting Cards

These cards have pictures of various animals including amphibians, mammals, reptiles, birds and invertebrates.  The can be used for a variety of sorting and classification activities.

  • Children could use them to make a branching data base.
  • They could be used to play "20 Questions" or "Guess Who" As one child selects an animal and others ask them questions which could be answered with a yes or a no to elimnate the animals which it cannot be and to narrow it down to the correct animal in as few questions as possible.
  • The cards could be sorted into hoops according to different classifications.  These could be more or less scientific for example 'Is it a carnivore', 'Is it a mammal' or 'Can it be kept as a pet'.

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