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Meat Eater Sorting

This activity goes with our Meat Eater unit which you can see here

This activity was insanely simple to put together and very enjoyable for Little Dragon. 
First I had him go in search of all of his animals: dinosaurs, jungle animals, and zoo animals.  

He enjoyed the hunt and bringing each find to me and telling me about the animal. 

While he searched for his animals I made out two sheets of paper one titled Meat Eaters the other Plant Eaters. 
(You can find a printable version at the bottom of this post)

First he sorted the animals into the right category

Then we went over what made each category different.  Not only by their diet but by other characteristics.  We wrote these down together. 
(You can find a printable version at the bottom of this post)

We kept these sheets to help us identify other animals he found in his toy box or we saw in movie through out the week.

Printables

  • Title Sheets 
  • Characteristics on the title sheet.  (I added clip art to this document to give an additional option for sorting.  You can use the clip art to simply sort into the two categories or to match each clip art picture to one characteristic.)


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