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I have added a new Animal sorting printable to my Member's Only Area.
This printable is a great addition to your Pet's & Veterinarian Theme
I've designed this printable to be used with the T.S Sure Favorite Pets Wooden Magnet Set, however it can be used with any animal "Manipulatives" of your choice.
For this early Science activity Children take turns sorting the animals by different
animal covering characteristics. The children will decide if each animal has Fur, Feathers or Scales.
This is also a great opportunity to engage the children in new vocabulary. You can discuss different ways these animals can be sorted (Can they fly? swim? How many legs do they have? etc.)
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With Easter coming up it's a great time to get started on a DIY Cricut Activity. For this tutorial I will show you how to make a Color Matching Egg activity.
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Cartridges I used for this tutorial
Create a Critter Cartridge-Easter Basket (Rabbit Accessory) image
Cricut Font & Basic Shapes Cartridge: Egg (Shift Lock Funky Shapes %) image
1-Pc. each- Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue Cardstock- 8.5"x 11"
Cricut Light Grip Mat
*If you belong to my members only area you can download my Cricut Craft Room Cut File there*
For this Layout you will only need to design one page. I set up my Layout so that it could be printed horizontally and only used up 1-8 1/2x11" piece of cardstock (per color).
For this Layout I used the Easter Basket Image set at an image size of 6.153 w x 7.556 h from the Create a Critter cartridge , and 10-Eggs set at an image size of 1.639 w x 2.167 h from the Cricut Font & Basic Shapes cartridge.
Step 1: Cut Layer 1, using Cardstock (placed Horizontally). I prefer to use the Light Grip Cutting Mat when I use Cardstock as it is easier to remove from the mat.
Step 2: Repeat this process for each of the colors.
Step 1: Simply Laminate all of your pieces and cut them out.
Directions for Play:
Children take turns matching Eggs to the matching Color Basket.
For alternate play you can assign one basket per child. Using a die and have the children take turns rolling and placing the matching number of eggs in their baskets.
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