My daughter loves learning about animal facts and then telling them to me. One of her favourite sets of animals (besides rainforest animals are desert animals. Being the mommy that I am, I wanted to see how much she knew about where animals live. I also wanted to help her work on her fine motor skills and so I created this fun Desert Animal Cut and Paste Sort for her.
Desert Animal Books to Check Out from Your Library
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Creatures of the Desert WorldDesert Animals and Plants for Kids: Habitat Facts, Photos and Fun | Children’s Environment Books EditionMany Biomes, One EarthWhy Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?: All About Deserts (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)Way Out in the DesertWhat Animals Live in the Desert? Animal Book 4-6 Years Old | Children’s Animal BooksWelcome Home, Bear: A Book of Animal HabitatsWho Pooped in the Sonoran Desert? – Scat and Tracks for KidsWho Lives Here? Desert Animals
- Desert Animals Cut and Paste Sort pack (at the end of the post)
USING THE DESERT ANIMAL CUT AND PASTE SORT PACK
- Print both the board game (main sorting page) as well as the animals.
- Cut out the animals and have your child identify them.
- Let them tell you as much as they can and be sure to see if they know where they live.
- Have them sort the animals under the two categories: lives in the desert and does not live in the desert.
- Once sorted, they can glue the animals in their respective sections.
Try some of these desert animal activities in your desert animal lesson plan!