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1 Animal Flash Cards What You Need... A printed copy of the Animal Flash Cards Scissors* * Remember to ask an adult to help you with Scissors. They may be sharp! How to Prepare the Animal Flash Cards Ask you grown-up to print the pages Double Sided. 2. Get the things you need. Remember to ask an adult to help you with the scissors. 3. Cut around each of the blue squares with an animal picture inside. 4. Keep the First Deck and the Second Deck separate. 5. Shuffl e all the cards within each deck so that the different animal types are mixed up. Games Included... Game 1. Name the Category: Test yourself to see whether you can categorise all the animals. Game 2. Animal Snap: Play with a friend and see who can snap the most. Game 3. Animal Pairs: See who can match the most pairs of animals together. Game 4. Questions and Answers: Test your knowledge with Questions and Answers about animals. Game 5. True or False: Test whether you can tell if an Animal Fact is True or False.

2 GAME 1: Name the Category How to Play Use the fi rst deck of cards provided to play Game Look at the picture and guess which category you think the animal belongs to. 3. The Categories are: 4. Check your answer on the back of the card. 5. You can play this game on your own or you can test someone else!

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23 GAME 2: SNAP How to Play Use the second deck of cards provided to play Game Split the deck between all of the players (play with 2-4 people). 3. Take turns to place a card in a pile in the middle - animal side up. 4. When two people play the same animal in a row all players race to put their hand on the pile and must shout Snap followed by the name of the animal s category. 5. The Categories are: 6. The fi rst person to do step 4 (correctly) adds the cards to their own pile. 7. Keep playing, repeating steps The game ends when one person gets all the cards and that person is the winner.

24 GAME 3: Pairs How to Play Use the second deck of cards provided to play Game Place each card face down and spread them all out on a surface. 3. Take turns with the people playing (play with 1-4 people) to turn over two cards. 4. If the cards match that person keeps them and gets another go. If they do not match then that person must turn them back face down and the next person gets a go. 5. If you get a pair you must say Pair and name the category of the animals that you matched. 6. The Categories are: 7. The game ends when all the pairs have been matched. The person with the most pairs wins.

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65 GAME 4: Questions and Answers In this Section... You will fi nd a box with questions about each of the animal categories shown in the cards. There are answers on the back to test yourself. Cut out each blue animal category box. You can test yourself by seeing how many questions you can answer for each animal category. Or you can test your friend or grown-up by asking them the questions for each category.... QUESTIONS 1. What do fi sh have on the outside of their bodies? 2. Where do fi sh live? 3. How do fi sh breath? 4. Are fi sh warm-blooded or cold-blooded? 5. How many fi sh types are there? s... QUESTIONS 1. Do amphibians like very dry places? 2. Are amphibians warm-blooded or cold-blooded? 3. Do baby amphibians look like adult amphibians? 4. How to amphibians breath? 5. How many amphibian types are there?

66 Animal Categories... ANSWERS 1. usually (but not always) have scales on the outside of their bodies. 2. live in the water. Sometimes it is saltwater like the sea and sometimes it is freshwater like in rivers 3. breath in the water and have something called gills on their necks to help them do this 4. are cold-blooded and have to rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 5. There are approximately 30,000 types of fi sh (types are also called species) s... ANSWERS 1. No amphibians prefer damp places to keep their skin moist 2. s are cold-blooded and have to rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 3. No baby amphibians hatch from eggs and look very different to adults. They change to look like adults in stages as they get bigger. This is called metamorphosis 4. s breath through their skin which is usually moist 5. There are approximately 6,200 types of amphibian (types are also called species)

67 Animal Categories s... QUESTIONS 1. Do reptiles lay eggs or give birth to live young? 2. What do reptiles have on the outside of their bodies? 3. Are reptiles warm-blooded or cold-blooded? 4. When did the fi rst reptiles appear in the world? 5. How many reptile types are there? s... QUESTIONS 1. Do birds have hair? 2. Can all birds fl y? 3. Are birds warm-blooded or cold-blooded? 4. Do birds lay eggs or give birth to live young? 5. How many bird types are there? s... QUESTIONS 1. Do mammals lay eggs or give birth to live young? 2. What do baby mammals eat? 3. Are mammals warm-blooded or cold-blooded? 4. Do mammals have teeth? 5. How many mammal types are there?

68 Animal Categories s... ANSWERS 1. Most reptiles lay eggs but some types of snake birth live young 2. s have a layer of scales or a bony plate that covers their body 3. Most reptiles are cold blooded and have to rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 4. The fi rst reptiles appeared (evolved) approximately 320 million years ago 5. There are over 8,200 types of reptile (types are also called species) s... ANSWERS 1. No. s have feathers 2. No some birds can t fl y, for example ostriches. However even fl ightless birds have wings 3. s are warm-blooded and can control their body temperature even when its hot or cold outside 4. s lay eggs in nests. The eggs hatch when the young are ready 5. There are almost 10,000 types of bird (types are also called species) s s usually give birth to live young. Only 5 mammal types lay eggs 2. Baby mammals drink milk produced by their mothers 3. s are warm-blooded and can control their body temperature even when its hot or cold outside 4. Yes mammals have teeth, except for one type of mammal called an Ant-eater 5. There are more than 5,400 types of mammal (types are also called species) ANSWERS

69 GAME 5: True or False In this Section... You will fi nd a box with facts about each of the animal categories shown in the cards. Guess True or False then check the answers on the back. Cut out each blue animal category box. You can test yourself by seeing how many facts you can remember for each animal category. Or you can test your friend or grown-up by asking them whether facts are True or False.... FACTS 1. live in the water 2. are cold-blooded 3. usually lay eggs 4. have feathers 5. There are approximately 30,000 types of fi sh s... FACTS 1. s are warm-blooded 2. s have moist skin which they breath through 3. s like dry places 4. babies look different to amphibian adults 5. There are only 300 types of amphibian

70 Animal Categories... ANSWERS 1. TRUE! live in saltwater like the sea or freshwater like in rivers 2. TRUE! have to rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 3. TRUE! Most fi sh lay eggs into the water. However some fi sh birth live young 4. FALSE! do not have feathers, they usually (but not always) have scales on the outside of their bodies. 5. TRUE! There are approximately 30,000 fi sh types in the world (types are also called species) s... ANSWERS 1. FALSE! s are cold-blooded and have to rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 2. TRUE! s usually have moist skin which they breath through 3. FALSE! s like damp wet places that will keep their skin moist 4. TRUE! Baby amphibians hatch from eggs and look very different to adults. They change to look like adults in stages as they get bigger. This is called metamorphosis 5. FALSE! There are actually approximatel 6,200 amphibian types (types are also called species)

71 Animal Categories s... FACTS 1. s have scales 2. s are warm-blooded 3. There are more than 8,000 types of reptile 4. s always lay eggs 5. All reptiles are poisonous s... FACTS 1. All birds can Fly 2. s lay eggs 3. s have fur 4. s are cold blooded 5. There are only 2000 types of bird s... FACTS 1. s have hair 2. There are less than 3,000 mammal types 3. s always lay eggs 4. s feed their young milk 5. s are warm blooded

72 Animal Categories s... ANSWERS 1. TRUE! s have scales instead of skin, or sometimes bony plates which protect them 2. FALSE! Most reptiles are actually cold-blooded. They rely on food, movement or the environment to keep their temperature at the correct level 3. TRUE! There are actually more than 8,200 reptile types (types are also called species) 4. FALSE! Usually reptiles do lay eggs but some types of snake birth live young 5. FALSE! Only some reptiles are poisonous. Lots of reptiles are not poisonous at all s... ANSWERS 1. FALSE! Some birds can not fl y, like the Ostrich. However, they all have wings 2. TRUE! s lay eggs in nests. The eggs hatch when the young are ready 3. FALSE! s have feathers 4. FALSE! s are warm-blooded and can control their temperature even when its very hot or cold outside 5. FALSE! There are nearly 10,000 types of bird (types are also called species) s... ANSWERS 1. TRUE! All s have hair, even water mammals like whales and dolphins 2. FALSE! There are actually more than 5,400 types of mammal (types are also called species) 3. FALSE! s usually give birth to live young. Only 5 mammal types lay eggs 4. TRUE! All mammals produce milk for their young 5. TRUE! s can control their temperature even when its very hot or very cold outside

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