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You are invited to download the Snake Pack with learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on reptile-themed activities for your students or for exploring desert animals in your classroom.
Children will learn the stages of the snake life cycle, and parts of a snake, practice sequencing skills and work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills.
This resource contains a snake life cycle poster, worksheet, 3-part cards, and parts of a snake printable.
Here is what’s included:
- Snake life cycle poster
- Snake life cycle 3 part cards
- Snake life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet
- Snake life cycle tracing strips
- Parts of a snake poster
- Parts of a snake poster minus labels
- Parts of a snake labels
- Parts of a snake tracing & independent writing
Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years
Subjects and uses in the classroom: Reptiles, Desert, Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting
How to use this resource:
Parts of a snake – Gather books about snakes for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards. Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards.
Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part and make their own research. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the snake’s body.
Life cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the snake’s life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.
get the matching cobra life cycle figurines here
Snake life cycle 3- part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and card quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word. Present control cards and invite the child to lay stages of the cycle in the correct order.
Snake life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.
Snake tracing/labeling and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and invite the child to trace or label parts of a snake and snake life cycle.
You might like to invite the students to compare the life cycle of the snake with other reptiles.
Desert Vocabulary 3 Part Cards and Tracing Strips – Editable
Three-part cards are an excellent tool to help interactively learn new vocabulary and spelling. Classified cards can be used to enrich the child’s vocabulary, to develop reading, writing, and classification skills while broadening the child’s knowledge of the world. Create bilingual/multilingual cards for the students in your minority language with ease.
There are many various ways you can use this resource in your classroom:
3 part cards
in combination with the moveable alphabet
There are two files included:
1) PDF file in English with
– 40 picture + label cards
– 40 picture cards
– 40 label cards
– 8 pages for tracing
2) Editable PowerPoint file. You can edit text and translate it into any language. Create your bilingual/multilingual cards, change font style and size, etc.
Please ensure you have PowerPoint installed on your device. Alternatively, upload the file to Google Slides, translate, and customize it to use in your own language, save, download, and print.
label and picture card: 12×9.3cm or 4.7″x3.6″
picture card: 8.9×9.3 cm or 3.5″x3.6″
label card: 2.9×9.5 cm or 1.1″x3.6″
Vocabulary featured in the set: Desert, yucca, saguaro cactus, barrel cactus, vulture, tarantula, scorpion, roadrunner, ringtail cat, rattle snake, prairie dog, mule deer buck, mountain lion, longnose snake, kangaroo rat, peccary, jack rabbit, Gila monster, desert tortoise, quail, sun, sand, camel, sandstorm, sand dunes, solar energy, nomad, ostrich, turban, tent, caravan, oasis, red kangaroo, Sahara Desert, Gobi Desert, Arabian Desert, tumbleweed, arid, meerkat, Atacama Desert.