Living/Non-Living Classification (GS1) Sort 14 labeled photocards of household objects, plants, and animals under two label cards: living and non-living. The photocards illustrate: pigeon, beetle, turtle, sunflower, butterfly, spruce tree, kitten, clock, cookies, crayons, rock, doll, bike, chair. Cards measure 4” x 3.5” and are in full color and laminated.
Plant/Animal Classification (GS2) ort 14 labeled photocards of familiar plants and animals under two label cards: plantand animal. The photocards illustrate: cactus, fern, fly, goldfish, grass, ivy, oak tree, rabbit, rose, snail, snake, sparrow, toad, tulip. Cards measure 4” x 3.5” and are in full color and laminated.
Vertebrate/Invertebrate Classification (GS3) Sort 14 labeled animal photocards under two label cards: vertebrate and invertebrate. The photocards illustrate: centipede, child, clam, clownfish, earthworm, frog, grasshopper, hummingbird, lizard, mosquito, penguin, squirrel, starfish, tarantula. Cards measure 4” x 3.5” and are in full color and laminated.
Vertebrate Skeletons (SK1) Identify the skeletons and matching silhouettes of five animals (fish, amphibian, reptile, bird, mammal) by placing transparent animal skeleton cards on top of the appropriate animal silhouette card (4” x 4”). The five representative vertebrates illustrated are: fish, frog, turtle, pigeon, dog. Background information is included. Cards are of rigid vinyl and do not need to be laminated.
Classification of Vertebrates (AK1) Sort 25 labeled animal photocards under 5 classifications cards: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Cards measure 2¾” x 3” and are in full color and laminated.
Classification of Invertebrates (AK2) Sort 25 labeled animal photocards under 5 classifications cards: echinoderms, mollusks, arachnids, crustaceans, andinsects. Cards measure 2¾” x 3" and are in full color and laminated.
Carnivore, Herbivore, Omnivore (AK12) Use these cards to explore the food chain and the diets of a variety of animals. Eighteen laminated photocards (3-1/8” x 4-1/2”) show mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians in the act of eating. The food or prey is clearly visible. Photocards are sorted under three description cards labeled Carnivore, Herbivore, Omnivore.
Insects (AK10) This set presents 25 familiar insects that live throughout North America. Each insect is illustrated and described on four 2-color cards (3½” x 4½”). The first card illustrates and labels the insect, and the following three cards briefly describe the insect’s habitat, movements, and food sources. Cards are sorted under title cards labeled: insect, location, movement and food. This set is sold as one group of 25 insects (80 cards with labels). Insect illustrated: carpenter ant, back swimmer, honey bee, June beetle, field cricket / damselfly, earwig, firefly, grasshopper, housefly / lacewing, leafhopper, ladybird beetle, praying mantis, monarch butterfly / mosquito, moth, paper wasp, water strider, whirligig beetle
Orchestral Instruments Classification (M1) This set illustrates 31 musical instruments and shows how each is held when being played. Twenty-eight illustration cards (3" x 4") are coded with instrument category symbols. The child can sort the cards under 8 category labels or sort under 6 classification labels, which distinguish between the types of instruments and the way different instruments’ sounds are produced. Background information is included for the teacher.