STEM Be an Endangered Animal Detective - Identify and Solve Problems STEM Be an Endangered Animal D

STEM Be an Endangered Animal Detective - Identify and Solve Problems STEM Be an Endangered Animal D

A dive into the world of endangered animals is not always a pleasant journey. This package focuses on exploring possibilities and solutions. A range of animals are used as examples and there are cards that can be used as inspiration for storytelling as well as research. This package contains: Introduction - What we know and what we want to know 1. 16 Endangered Animals Cards, 2 blank cards 2. What is the difference between endangered animals and extinct animals? 3. Count me! - Endangered Animal Census 4. Mind Map Endangered Animals - Orangutan plus a blank one 5. Ask the pygmy hippo questions about endangered animals 6. Main reasons people cause other species to become endangered 7. Endangered Animal Dictionary 8. Mind Map Habitat 9. A forest or a burrow? 10. The Amount of Space 11. What if it was possible to improve habitats? 12.Jane Goodall’s Work to Protect Chimpanzees 13.Blue Hyacinth Macaw – Animals as pets 14. Draw a poster 15. Slow loris – Animals as pets 16. Draw a poster 17. Which animals would you save first? Tally 18. My Action Plan to Help 19. Elephants and helmeted hornbills - ivory 20. Plan Your Endangered Animal Story 21. Write an Endangered Animal Story 22. Value of animals - biomimicry 23.The Twelve Months of Endangered Animals Song 24. Dugong robot 25. Animal Poem 26.Some interesting things that I have learned 27. Ideas for crafts
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STEM Be an Arctic and Antarctic Detective - Sparkling Fun and Facts

STEM Be an Arctic and Antarctic Detective - Sparkling Fun and Facts

A dive into the world of Arctic and Antarctic. Cool facts about these cold places. Tackle the most extreme places on Earth. How do animals and plants cope with such extreme cold conditions that are found there? Why is it so cold? And how cold is it? We love to observe animals with the goal of getting inspiration. This approach to learning can be seen in some of the activities where the students are asked to use nature as inspiration for new ideas and as a way to solve problems. This package contains: Introduction - What we know and what we want to know 1. An icy Adventure! What is the Arctic? What is the Antarctic? 2. What is underneath all the ice? Make a tally 3. Facts about the Arctic and Antarctic? 4. What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctic? 5. Will we ever meet? Polar Bears and Penguins 6. Ask the snow hare questions about the Arctic. 7. Ask the leopard seal questions about the Antarctic. 8. Brr - Temperature in the Arctic and the Antarctic 9. No trees! 10. Really, really cold! Why is it so cold in the Arctic and the Antarctic? 11. The Land of the Midnight Sun - pros, cons and interesting things 12. Story writing 13.What can you do to keep warm? 14. What can animals do to keep warm? 15. Footprints in the snow 16. Story writing - plan your story 17.Anti-freeze 18. Study an animal and invent something 19. Feel inspired by penguins actions 20.Some interesting things that I have learned 21. Ideas for crafts
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STEM Be an Arctic and Antarctic Detective - Sparkling Fun and Facts

STEM Be an Arctic and Antarctic Detective - Sparkling Fun and Facts

A dive into the world of Arctic and Antarctic. Cool facts about these cold places. Tackle the most extreme places on Earth. How do animals and plants cope with such extreme cold conditions that are found there? Why is it so cold? And how cold is it? We love to observe animals with the goal of getting inspiration. This approach to learning can be seen in some of the activities where the students are asked to use nature as inspiration for new ideas and as a way to solve problems. This package contains: Introduction - What we know and what we want to know 1. An icy Adventure! What is the Arctic? What is the Antarctic? 2. What is underneath all the ice? Make a tally 3. Facts about the Arctic and Antarctic? 4. What animals live in the Arctic and Antarctic? 5. Will we ever meet? Polar Bears and Penguins 6. Ask the snow hare questions about the Arctic. 7. Ask the leopard seal questions about the Antarctic. 8. Brr - Temperature in the Arctic and the Antarctic 9. No trees! 10. Really, really cold! Why is it so cold in the Arctic and the Antarctic? 11. The Land of the Midnight Sun - pros, cons and interesting things 12. Story writing 13.What can you do to keep warm? 14. What can animals do to keep warm? 15. Footprints in the snow 16. Story writing - plan your story 17.Anti-freeze 18. Study an animal and invent something 19. Feel inspired by penguins actions 20.Some interesting things that I have learned 27. Ideas for crafts
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Be a Fall Detective: Sparkling Facts & Mindboggling Questions

Be a Fall Detective: Sparkling Facts & Mindboggling Questions

Fun and engaging activities to encourage children to look at fall with new eyes. This package contains 1. Pets preparing for the colder weather. 2. How can you help pets prepare for fall? 3.Think Diving for a Fall Detective - predicting the weather 4. Be a weather detective - make a tally 5. Think Diving for a Fall Detective - 6.Climate Change 6. What do squirrels eat? 7. Where do squirrels store their food? 8.Think Diving for a Squirrel Detective - Make a map 9. Leaf color 10. Can you draw a fractal-like pattern? 11. Underneath the Leaves 12. How do insects prepare for winter? 13. Ask the Animal Sparkling Questions about Hibernation 14. Spreading its wings 15, Do birds sing more or less in the fall months? 16. Coats for wintery weather wear 17. Think Diving for a Fall Detective - White winter fur and feathers 18. Random inspiration and Symmetry Using a Leaf Dice (template included) 19. Leaf Math Detective 20. Love is all around 21. I love fall because. . . 22. What games can I play in the fall wind? 23. Fall-filled words 24. Animal words 25. Fall dictionary 26.What if the fall fairy could grant you one wish? Write a letter 27. Falltastic questions 28. Fall Poem 29. Shape Poems 30. Raindrops 31. Owls 32. Writing prompts 33. Imagine 34. How can I build the world’s biggest leaf pile? 35. How do you plan a fall party? 36. Imagine that you are a fall detective 37. Write a mystery. 38. How to throw the perfect spooktacular party? 39. Comic strips
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First Day of School - Ask Wonder Questions

First Day of School - Ask Wonder Questions

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Question Asking Let the students start the new school term by asking questions about things that take up the most room in their heart. They can ask BIG and important questions about serious things or small fuzzy questions that might need to be improved upon. The first days in school are often filled with questions that students should answer. “Me mini-books” with questions about their family, pets, summer holiday, and dreams. In this booklet, students are asked to write their own questions. Packet also contains two poster - Summer Adventures
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First Day of School - Ask Wonder Questions

First Day of School - Ask Wonder Questions

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh Question Asking Let the students start the new school term by asking questions about things that take up the most room in their heart. They can ask BIG and important questions about serious things or small fuzzy questions that might need to be improved upon. The first days in school are often filled with questions that students should answer. “Me mini-books” with questions about their family, pets, summer holiday, and dreams. In this booklet, students are asked to write their own questions. Packet also contains two poster - Summer Adventures
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Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, Biomimimicy

Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, Biomimimicy

Many children are fascinated by the magnificent dinosaurs. They are mysterious and exciting! So this dinosaur unit will surely be a hit with your students. These activities are a perfect way to think about what information is and how we get information. Palaeontologists do not always agree. A great way to get students excited about science. One biomimicry activity includes using plant-eating dinosaurs as inspiration for new ideas. Why not grow new teeth? The package contains: Introduction to the unit. What we know, What we think we know, What we want to know. 1. What do you know? What do you want to learn? 2. Ways to find out about dinosaurs 3. What if I found an egg 4. When is an egg a dinosaur egg? Make a tally 5. My Dinosaur Egg Gallery 6. Write a story about a paleontologist who finds a dinosaur egg. 7. Dinosaurs - have, are, can. Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 8. Dinosaurs - have, are, can, what if, how, when, where, Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 9. Draw me 10. How do we know dinosaurs existed? 11. Digging for bones 12. Tricky but cool words 13. Ask the Dinosaurs Sparkling Questions 14. What did they look like? 15. My Gallery of Dinosaurs 16. Put up a display at the Dino Museum 17. I am a dinosaur – perhaps! 18. What if you could solve a dino mystery? - Storywriting 19. What if I found a dino baby? - Storywriting 20. Dinosaur or not a dinosaur - What do you think? 21. Shape Poem 22. Carnivore, Herbivore What did Dinosaurs eat? 23. Haunting but beautiful cries! Write a song. Invent an Instrument. 24. Dinosaur bridge 25. Invent a robot, toy, or car. 26. What if you were a dentist? Inspired by plant-eaters 27. Reflection on the learning. 28. How to use biomimicry in the classroom
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Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, Biomimimicy

Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, Biomimimicy

Many children are fascinated by the magnificent dinosaurs. They are mysterious and exciting! So this dinosaur unit will surely be a hit with your students. These activities are a perfect way to think about what information is and how we get information. Palaeontologists do not always agree. A great way to get students excited about science. One biomimicry activity includes using plant-eating dinosaurs as inspiration for new ideas. Why not grow new teeth? The package contains: Introduction to the unit. What we know, What we think we know, What we want to know. 1. What do you know? What do you want to learn? 2. Ways to find out about dinosaurs 3. What if I found an egg 4. When is an egg a dinosaur egg? Make a tally 5. My Dinosaur Egg Gallery 6. Write a story about a paleontologist who finds a dinosaur egg. 7. Dinosaurs - have, are, can. Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 8. Dinosaurs - have, are, can, what if, how, when, where, Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 9. Draw me 10. How do we know dinosaurs existed? 11. Digging for bones 12. Tricky but cool words 13. Ask the Dinosaurs Sparkling Questions 14. What did they look like? 15. My Gallery of Dinosaurs 16. Put up a display at the Dino Museum 17. I am a dinosaur – perhaps! 18. What if you could solve a dino mystery? - Storywriting 19. What if I found a dino baby? - Storywriting 20. Dinosaur or not a dinosaur - What do you think? 21. Shape Poem 22. Carnivore, Herbivore What did Dinosaurs eat? 23. Haunting but beautiful cries! Write a song. Invent an Instrument. 24. Dinosaur bridge 25. Invent a robot, toy, or car. 26. What if you were a dentist? Inspired by plant-eaters 27. Reflection on the learning. 28. How to use biomimicry in the classroom
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Summer Writing - Using Sunny Questions

Summer Writing - Using Sunny Questions

ummer Writing Using Sunny Questions are fun and engaging activities to keep children writing, thinking and questioning. Shape poems, story writing, as well as lots of questions. Silly questions mixed with questions to enhance learning. Question asking is a great way to find out what you know a subject. There are questions card that are perfect cards for early finishers but the cards can also be used as conversation starter in the classroom. Question asking is necessary part of the learning process and it is a great way to spark curiosity and interest. Duplicates with alternative spelling is provided. 1. Things I Love about Summer 2. I am in awe of summer mornings because. . . 3. What games can I play in the summer rain? 4. Sun-filled words 5. Summer animal words 6. Summer dictionary 7. Summer or sand fairy wish - letter writing 8. Sunny Questions 9. Summer poem 10. Shape poem 11. Surfboard Shape Poem 12. Story writing - beetle 13. What is a snail goes on holiday? 14. Imagination poem - dragonfly 15. 2 "What if" writing prompts 16. How can I build the world's biggest sandcastle? 17. How do you plan a summer party? 18. Imagine that you are a summer detective. Solving mystery 19. Who is hiding? 20. What do you need to pack when you go on a holiday? 21. What if you found a chicken on a surfboard? 22. Who is hiding in the umbrella? Write a comic strip. 23. Question asking cards Product Format: • This download is a PDF and is formatted in A4 size. If you would prefer an alternate sizing, US Letter size or spelling (colour vs color etc.), please leave me a note in the ‘ask a question section of my store'.
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Summer Writing - Using Sunny Questions

Summer Writing - Using Sunny Questions

Summer Writing Using Sunny Questions are fun and engaging activities to keep children writing, thinking and questioning. Shape poems, story writing, as well as lots of questions. Silly questions mixed with questions to enhance learning. Question asking is a great way to find out what you know a subject. There are questions card that are perfect cards for early finishers but the cards can also be used as conversation starter in the classroom. Question asking is necessary part of the learning process and it is a great way to spark curiosity and interest. Duplicates with alternative spelling is provided. 1. Things I Love about summer 2. I am in awe of summer mornings because. . . 3. What games can I play in the summer rain? 4. Sun-filled words 5. Summer animal words 6. Summer dictionary 7. Summer or sand fairy wish - letter writing 8. Sunny Questions 9. Summer poem 10. Shape poem 11. Surfboard Shape Poem 12. Story writing - beetle 13. What is a snail goes on holiday? 14. Imagination poem - dragonfly 15. 2 "What if" writing prompts 16. How can I build the world's biggest sandcastle? 17. How do you plan a summer party? 18. Imagine that you are a summer detective. Solving mystery 19. Who is hiding? 20. What do you need to pack when you go on a holiday? 21. What if you found a chicken on a surfboard? 22. Who is hiding in the umbrella? Write a comic strip. 23. Question asking cards
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STEM - Be a Rabbit Detective - Life Cycle, Biomimicry, Inspiration for Ideas

STEM - Be a Rabbit Detective - Life Cycle, Biomimicry, Inspiration for Ideas

Rabbits are fluffy with long ears but they are also tremendously interesting. Popular pets and wonderful inspiration for new ideas and innovations! In this booklet, students are also asked to observe animals with the goal of getting inspiration for new ideas. Hopefully, these activities will make the learning fun and engaging. This package contains: 1. Cards 2. Can you identify the different stages? 3. Fun facts 4. Rabbit Poem 5. What makes an animal a mammal? 6. Mammal or Non-Mammal - What do you think? 7. Rabbit words - make your own dictionary 8. When is a rabbit a rabbit and not a hare? 9. What do rabbits eat? 10. Ask the rabbit Sparkling Questions 11. Describe rabbit 12. Story writing prompt 13. Excited about jumping! 14. Draw Rabbits 15.Invent a jumping robot or. . . 16. What if you were trapped in a cage with no friends or toys to play with? 17. Use rabbits' ears as inspiration. 18. Reflection - assessment 19. How to use biomimicry in the classroom
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STEM - Be a Rabbit Detective - Life Cycle, Biomimicry, Inspiration for Ideas

STEM - Be a Rabbit Detective - Life Cycle, Biomimicry, Inspiration for Ideas

Rabbits are fluffy with long ears but they are also tremendously interesting. Popular pets and wonderful inspiration for new ideas and innovations! In this booklet, students are also asked to observe animals with the goal of getting inspiration for new ideas. Hopefully, these activities will make the learning fun and engaging. This package contains: 1. Cards 2. Can you identify the different stages? 3. Fun facts 4. Rabbit Poem 5. What makes an animal a mammal? 6. Mammal or Non-Mammal - What do you think? 7. Rabbit words - make your own dictionary 8. When is a rabbit a rabbit and not a hare? 9. What do rabbits eat? 10. Ask the rabbit Sparkling Questions 11. Describe rabbit 12. Story writing prompt 13. Excited about jumping! 14. Draw Rabbits 15.Invent a jumping robot or. . . 16. What if you were trapped in a cage with no friends or toys to play with? 17. Use rabbits' ears as inspiration. 18. Reflection - assessment 19. How to use biomimicry in the classroom
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STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Architecture and Design

STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Architecture and Design

Building and making things capture children’s imagination. How can you use a lotus flower to make a cosy reading nook? Why would you want to build a floating city? And how can an ant be used to build a huge garbage machine? Students learn to explore dreams and use these dreams to solve problems. Biomimicry is an exciting way to inspire young children to be creative, curious and to observe the world. By combining these two topics, projects that use a problem solving approach have been designed. The projects are intended to inspire a playful and creative approach towards architecture and design. Children come to understand how animals and plants can be used as a platform upon which ideas and inventions can be developed. 1. Introduction to biomimicry and using prior knowledge 2. Smart cities 3. Floating city 4. Reading or relaxing nook 5. Describe a honeycomb 6. Skyscrapers 6. Draw a house plan 7. Acrostic poem 8. Imagination challenge snails 9. Design a house inspired by shells and snails 10. Futuristic car 11. Story writing - futuristic car 12. Dinosaur bridge 13. Garbage machine 14. Cool rainproof house 15. Song about ants 16. Build a tree house 17. Green living house 18. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 19. Links and book tips. 20. Two posters
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Be a Curious Climate Change Detective - Explore Cool Questions & Hot Answers

Be a Curious Climate Change Detective - Explore Cool Questions & Hot Answers

Ready to tackle one of the most debated and difficult situation that face the earth – climate change. There are lots of things to explore when thinking about climate change. As the earth gets warmer and warmer the causes, mechanisms, or impacts of climate change on our planet is something that is important to discuss with young children. It is also crucial to explore solutions and ideas that can help us build a better future. The package contains: 1. What do you know? What do you want to learn? 2. What is the difference between weather and climate? 3. Ask the Penguin questions about climate change 4. Main Reasons people cause the climate to become warmer 5. What is Global Climate? 6. Imagine that you are a polar bear. . . a coral fish. . .sitting on the moon watching the Earth 7 .Why is the climate changing? 8. Greenhouse effect 9. Greenhouse Gases – What is good? What is the problem? 10. A little extra warming 11. It matters what we do. Work with nature! 12. My action plan 13. Spread the message about climate change 14. Visions of the future. A bright and sunny vision! A little darker vision! 15. Reflection on the learning 16. Question cards - How can I help?
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Growth Mindset - Be a Mindset Detective & Banner

Growth Mindset - Be a Mindset Detective & Banner

Growth mindset is about more than simply believing that “you can succeed and solve problems if you just try harder”. It is about growth and not just about effort. The package contains. 1. Question cards 2. What is growth mindset? 3. What is fixed mindset? 4. Listen to the growth mindset voice 5.What if. . . 6. Say yes! 7.Letter to a Future Student 8. Brain-stretching 9. How can you make your brain grow? 10. What does growth mindset feel like? 11. Mind hug 12. Write a comic - Pelican & Pelican't 13. Pelican & Pelican't story 14. Pelican & Pelican't Banner color and black/white versions
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STEM Be an Endangered Animal Detective - Identify and Solve Problems

STEM Be an Endangered Animal Detective - Identify and Solve Problems

A dive into the world of endangered animals is not always a pleasant journey. This package focuses on exploring possibilities and solutions. A range of animals are used as examples and there are cards that can be used as inspiration for storytelling as well as research. This package contains: Introduction - What we know and what we want to know 1. 16 Endangered Animals Cards, 2 blank cards 2.What is the difference between endangered animals and extinct animals? 3. Count me! - Endangered Animal Census 4. Mind Map Endangered Animals - Orangutan plus a blank one 5. Ask the pygmy hippo questions about endangered animals 6. Main reasons people cause other species to become endangered 7. Endangered Animal Dictionary 8. Mind Map Habitat 9. A forest or a burrow? 10. The Amount of Space 11. What if it was possible to improve habitats? 12.Jane Goodall’s Work to Protect Chimpanzees 13.Blue Hyacinth Macaw – Animals as pets 14. Draw a poster 15. Slow loris – Animals as pets 16. Draw a poster 17. Which animals would you save first? Tally 18. My Action Plan to Help 19. Elephants and helmeted hornbills - ivory 20. Plan Your Endangered Animal Story 21. Write an Endangered Animal Story 22. Value of animals - biomimicry 23.The Twelve Months of Endangered Animals Song 24. Dugong robot 25. Animal Poem 26.Some interesting things that I have learned 27. Ideas for crafts
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STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Robots

STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Robots

Robots capture children’s imagination. Self-driving cars, robot bees that pollinate flowers, and jumping kangaroo robots may be part of our future. With robots, children can learn to explore dreams and use these dreams to solve problems. Biomimicry is also an exciting way to inspire young children to be creative, curious and to observe the world. By combining these two topics, projects that use a problem-solving approach have been designed. The projects are intended to inspire a playful and creative approach towards robots and biomimicry. Children come to understand how animals and plants can be used as a platform upon which ideas and inventions can be developed. 1. Introduction to Biomimicry and What we know and what we want to know 2. Things I love about robos 3. How can you build a robo that can fly. . . 4. Study animals and design a flying robo 5. What do you need to build your robot? 6. Write a story about a robo in space 9. Plan your robo story 10. Questions for a robo story 11. Write your robo story 12. How can you build a robo that can pick up things. . . 13. Study animals and design a robo 14. Write a story about a robo with several arms or. . . 15. What if you could design a robo that can grow like a tree . . . 16. Study animals and design a robo 17. Steps to build a robo 18. What if you could design a robo that can jump. . . 19. Study animals and design a robo 20. Acrostic poem 21. What if you could build a robo that can crawl. . . 22. Study animals and design a robo 23. Describe your animal 24. Picture gallery of robos 25. Sea Lionbot Poem 26. How can you build a robo that can swim. . . 27. Study animals and design a robo 28. Colorful fish 29. Reflection on learning 30. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 31. Questions cards - how to design robos 32. Links and book tips 33. 3 posters Color as well as White background
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STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Mammals' Feet and Legs

STEM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Mammals' Feet and Legs

Montessori inspired booklet using mammal's feet and legs as inspiration for new ideas. There are cards with photos of different types of mammal's feet that can be used to study feet such as swimming feet, running legs, and hopping legs feet. Lessons about biomimicry require a brave approach to teaching since there is a move away from an approach where teachers are asking questions and looking for quick answers. Instead young learners are given an opportunity to shape and explore their own ideas. Biomimicry and bioinspiration are constantly evolving and new ideas are explored to solve problems and designing innovations. 1. Introduction to biomimicry 2. Mammal observations 3. Acrostic poem 4. What if I could run like a cheetah? 5. Invent something inspired by cheetah's legs 6. Cats' claws challenge 7.Talking sloths 8. Design a playground with a monkey bar inspired by sloths. 9. Extra thumb 10. Story writing - Eat really fast 11. Invent a digging robot 12. Armadillo inspired handbag, food package . . . 13. Jerboa inspired toy or hopping robot 14. What if you could jump around in the dark without bumping into things? 15. What if I was a platypus? 16. Platypus shape poem 17. Platypus comic strip 18. Random pictures platypus design challenge 19. Random biomimicry game 20. Cards with differ types of mammals' feet and legs. 21. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 22. Links and book tips
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Math Centers Activity Counting Numbers 0-20 - Australian Theme

Math Centers Activity Counting Numbers 0-20 - Australian Theme

This activity is a fun way to help students continue to strengthen their number skills to 20. The students are also encouraged to use little animal tokens to make up their own number problems. This approach deepens the understanding of numbers and it is also fun! Included in this pack: Cards and worksheets. Australian animals. Colour as well as black and white cards.
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