Animal / Plant Sorting

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Animal / Plant Sorting
Science - Biology
Level Primary
Materials pictures of plants and animals
labels: Plants, Animals

In this activity the child sorts pictures based on whether they show plants or animals.


  1. Take the material to a mat or table.
  2. Place the labels at the top of the workspace.
  3. Sort the pictures by whether they are of a plant or an animal.

Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

  • color coded dots could be marked on the back of the cards so the child can check their work

Variations and Extensions[edit]

  • Include fungi and single-celled organisms as categories


Make Your Own[edit]