Animals and Their Groups Sorting Cards (ages 5-8)

A couple of months ago, I did an animal unit with my youngest.  We went over the characteristics of living and non-living things. Then we talked about vertebrates and invertebrates and finally we went over the five vertebrate groups in quite some detail. I shared the free Montessori cards I made for that part of our unit: the Montessori Vertebrate-Invertebrate cards and the sheets I made on Animals and their Characteristics.

I had intended to then go over Animals and their Groups, but with all my ear surgery (4 since October and one more coming up in a few weeks), we never got to that part of our unit.  I thought I would share the cards I made with you even though we haven’t used them in our homeschool yet. I don’t want to forget about them!

Free: Animal Sort Cards: Animals and their Groups


I also made a matching sheet to go along with this.  You can also download these if you’re interested:

Animals and their groups-matching



I’d love to hear from you if you over at our Homeschool Den Facebook Page if found these helpful!

You might also be interested in our Animal Vertebrate-Invertebrate Packet with activities on vertebrate groups and their characteristics, invertebrate groups, domesticated vs. wild animals, and animal track cards and matching pages. You can find out more about it at this post (which shows in more detail what is included): Animal Unit: Types of Animals Worksheet Packet (30+ Pages) or you can purchase it below:

The Animal Unit: Vertebrate-Invertebrate Packet is well over 30 pages. This is now available for purchase. It is $4.00.

Once you pay for this packet, you will immediately receive a link to download this file (which will open in a browser window).  You will also receive an email from Sendowl (the service I use), which will have a link you can click on to download the Animal Unit.  (It will say, “You can download your digital products…” with a clickable link.)  Of course, if you have any issues just email me at — liesl at homeschoolden dot com.  You can also reach me by using the contact form on the blog or can reach me over at our Homeschool Den Facebook Page.

Animal Unit: Vertebrates-Invertebrates, Animal Tracks Packet



Biology Unit on the Biosphere: Biomes, the Food Web and Feeding Relationships, Biological Interactions and More!: We studied the biosphere again this semester. We  covered habitats, ecosystems, biomes, the climate zones, food chains, food webs, energy pyramid and more! Be sure to check out our new packet! 🙂


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  1. May 20, 2014

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