An introductory learning card pack featuring 40 brightly coloured photos of animals in action — performing a range of activities. Children match close-ups of the behaviour with the whole animal performing it. English and Māori labels and explanations of the behaviours are found on the backs of the cards. Ideal for animal recognition and naming, developing careful observation and comparison skills, and literacy, colour recognition, grouping, auditory development and cognitive activities. Excellent for discussing simple inferences. Contains teacher / adult guide.
Featuring behaviours paired with whole animal pictures of: bathing, carrying, cleaning, crowing, drinking, feeding, fighting, fishing, hiding, hissing, itching, jumping, leaping, mating, play fighting, playing, pooing, running, sleeping, swimming.
The product is a pdf file from which you can print your own hard copies. Once you purchase it and payment has cleared, you will receive a download link. The file will also be available by navigating to: My Account > My Orders > Downloads. ('My Account' is at the top right of the screen.) You can download the file up to three times, then print it as many times as you like for your own use in the classroom or in teaching contexts. You may not redistribute the file by any means whatsoever.
Print size A4 (29.7 cm x 21.0 cm; 11.7" x 8.3"). It is recommended that you print on light card if you wish to laminate your product. Print 'backed' (often called 'duplex') to ensure labels are on reverse sides of cards.
Once trimmed to size, final card size is 148 x 105 mm, ready for laminating (optional).
Te Whāriki links:
Communication Goal 2. Exploration Goals 3 & 4.
Science Levels 1 & 2:
Living World: Ecology, Evolution.
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