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Animal Habitats

With all the animals out from our animal bath we used the foam and the animals for some animal sorting.

One of the first things about an animal you learn is where it lives or its habitat.  It is important to know this because it explains what it eats and other characteristics of the animal.

I set the foam all around the split tray for easy sorting.

Dark green: Jungle or forest

Light green: meadow, grasslands, farm

Tan: desert

Brown: swamp

Blue: ocean

The only thing I was missing was white, for ice, as was pointed out to me by Doll Dragon when she was looking for the home of the penguin.

There were some animals that could live in multiple habitats, for these animals The Dragons placed 1 in each area.

Doll Dragon sorted the animals so fast Little Dragon didn't have much of a chance to sort, but he can get more practice later. 

He still learned by observing. :)

This was a quick activity that didn't take much time and soon all of the animals were sorted.


  1. It looks like Doll Dragon enjoys sorting.

    1. She does! It is something she can do with her hands and see a change from start to finish. She always enjoys sorting activities and gets them done quickly :) Thank you Natasha Johnson for the comment!


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