Wild Animal Families Puzzles And Cards – Free Printable

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You are invited to download the puzzles and cards with wild animal families – learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with photographs to create hands-on spring, summer, and fall-themed activities for your students. This resource will come in handy if you are planning to explore the animal kingdom in your Montessori and early childhood classroom.

Wild Animal Families Puzzles cards Montessori Nature Free Printable

Use this printable to help children learn the correct terminology of the families in the animal kingdom. This printable is made in a form of 10 puzzles. The purpose behind it is to allow children self-correct their work as they match members of each family.

This printable also includes a set with the cards instead of puzzles that can be used for sorting into the categories – females, males, and young.

Wild Animal Families Puzzles cards Montessori Nature Free Printable


  • 10 x puzzles featuring wild animal families
  • 10 x card sets featuring wild animal families

Each card set contains 4 cards that present an animal, male, female, and young of ten animals such as a bear, alligator, fox, wombat, deer, owl, hummingbird, dolphin, lion, and an eagle.

Wild Animal Families Puzzles cards Montessori Nature Free Printable

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Here is what’s included:

Instructions and activity variations
Letter formation (z,h,l,i,k)
Sight words (10 words)
“I am a zoologist” initial sound game
I Can Make 7 and I Can Make 8 – addition activities
My Animal Rescue Mission – story writing sheet
Gross motor dice printouts and cards
Animal skeleton sewing cards (mammal, bird, fish, amphibian, reptile)
Vertebrate characteristics (mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians) posters, matching cards, and student booklets
Animal habitats – sorting cards (polar, woodlands, rainforest, desert) 6 animals per habitat
Which Number is Missing? – 8 cards
Zoologist vs. Astronaut – sorting cards (16 cards)
Hibernation and Camouflage – animal sorting and matching activities (14 pairs)
Animals of Continents – sorting activity

The printable features realistic clipart and photographs.

BONUS: Animals of the Continents printable (sorting cards) plus a PowerPoint file with editable text fields. Picture cards match animal figurines from the TOOB packs.

123 pages
This pack is suitable for K and preschool students.

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  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood Teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 10 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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