How Do Animals Move? Card Game

Do they walk? Do they slither?

How do animals move from place to place? When we learned this topic, my son learned many new words related to movements. It was so much fun to learn how the animals move with imitating them!


What you need

  • Scissors
  • The printed PDF file below *Please read terms of use

Free Download PDF

PDF

How_do_animals_move_PDF_Spongykids

There are some blanks for personalizing or additional cards.


Playing Ideas

Idea 1: Use “Movement cards.” Shuffle them. Pick one card from the pile and show how the body moves the word you picked. Take turns.

Idea 2: Use “Animal cards.” Shuffle them. Pick one card from the pile. Imitate the animal you picked. Take turns.

Idea 3: Pick one animal from the “Animal card.” Students pick matching “Movement cards.” They can pick multiple cards.


Resources for Learning Topics

Videos

Amazing Animals Series from National Geographic Kids on Youtube has many episodes.

Amazing Animals | Nat Geo Kids Youtube Playlist Page

Amazing Animals Page  (National Geographic Kids Website)


Website

Animal Moves: A Listen and Read Book, Level A (Scholastic – Lessons and Ideas)


Book

How and Why do Animals Move? – Bobbie Kalman (Available on epic! Book)


Happy learning!

Featured Photo by Mark Rimmel on Unsplash

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