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Animals And Their Young Matching Cards - animals, animal, young, animal babies, animal children, puppy, kitten, foal, dog, cat, horse

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  • Apr 18th

    Teaching English as a foreign language.

  • Apr 18th

    Child initiated learning

  • Apr 15th

    great resource

  • Apr 14th

    children to match animals to their young

  • Apr 9th

    independent work eyfs

  • Mar 29th

    Students have to match animal parents to their young.

  • Mar 24th

    Children learning their animals names and sounds and matching mum to baby

  • Feb 25th

    Teaching English as a foreign language.

  • Feb 24th

    unit of working for science looking at how animals grow

  • Feb 15th

    I´m going to use it to practice visual memory at the same time they learn the names of the different animals.

  • Feb 13th

    Homeschooling a toddler

  • Feb 13th

    teaching vocabulary

  • Feb 11th

    teachin nursery children

  • Feb 9th

    school purpose

  • Jan 31st

    great resource

  • Jan 26th

    Great resource for introducing work on families. Thank you!

  • Jan 24th

    its useful for a teacher and as a mother...... might be useful for you too!

  • Jan 23rd

    thank you

  • Jan 23rd

    For children able to identify the names of the baby animals.

  • Jan 21st

    Could you do this with a straight k please?

    • Jan 21st

      Hi AnnaStevens1,

      Thank you for your resource suggestion on the Twinkl website.

      If we're able to make this for you we'll be in touch shortly to let you know.

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

    • Jan 26th

      Hi there AnnaStevens1,
      Our lovely teacher and design teams have completed this for you and emailed the new resource, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

  • Jan 20th

    for classroom activities that reinforce lessons about animals and their young

  • Jan 20th

    for school assignment

  • Jan 19th

    Will use this resource as part of the science display in the classroom and as an activity for the children to write what the names of animals and their young are.

  • Jan 12th

    this is very helpful for my final demo teaching. thanks! God bless :D

  • Jan 11th

    So just right and timely for tomorrow's lesson. This will be used as classroom education materials for 5-year-old kiddos. Thanks and more power!!!

  • Jan 10th

    I like to play games with the kids. They have fun and learn at the same time. What's better than that? ;)

  • Jan 10th

    I need this for my lesson tomorrow

  • Jan 7th

    need to prepare for learning centre

  • Jan 5th


  • Nov 22nd

    Need it for prep school assignments

  • Nov 21st

    to teach my doughter

  • Nov 12th

    I love these cards .I am going to use this resource as a 'pairs' game for a starter in science lesson for the LO: To notice how animals including humans have offspring which grow into adults.

  • Nov 6th

    help my 5 year old kid review this subject

  • Nov 5th

    I'm using this to my discussion about the baby animals.

  • Nov 5th

    i will use this resource for teaching my kids about animal and their baby. just like a mom and their kids.. thx u for this usefull card

  • Nov 4th

    science activity to meet NC objectives

  • Nov 4th

    enhancement of curriculum

  • Oct 26th

    Science activity to meet state standards

  • Oct 25th

    activity material

  • Oct 25th

    school project

  • Oct 23rd

    to teach my doughter

  • Oct 22nd

    To support EAL children

  • Oct 22nd

    To support EAL children

  • Oct 20th

    My pupils will be very happy

  • Oct 20th

    to teach my pupils. thank you

  • Oct 19th

    to teaching my son . thank you

  • Oct 17th

    teaching animals ,thank you

  • Oct 16th

    Independent practice for literacy centers. Excellent!!!

  • Oct 16th

    early literacy support

  • Oct 16th

    We are using this resource for our learning journey.

  • Oct 10th

    topic study - excellent resource to have - thanks

  • Oct 9th

    I am using this as ,apart of science lesson activity

  • Oct 4th

    I'm using this resource as part of one of my literacy small group activities based on the shared reading 'Baby Animals' - an information text.

  • Oct 3rd

    I'm going to use it as part of a Guided Reading activity

  • Oct 2nd

    Yes, very helpful for my 1:1 lessons

  • Sep 28th

    My topic for this week is all about the mother and their young ones.

  • Sep 20th

    We are learning about baby and parent matching and how can I sort animals.

  • Sep 14th

    with two kids who are learning English - matching game, Kim's game (memory), true or false etc etc

  • Sep 13th

    I will use it with my children who are learning about animals stages of life

  • Sep 10th

    matching game

  • Sep 10th

    I will use it during our Discovery Time for our theme about Spring.

  • Sep 10th

    I will use it for toddlers activity in the nursery

  • Sep 9th

    i will use this to review my daughter about animals

  • Sep 8th

    The children will use to identify mother and baby

  • Sep 7th

    Thanks for this colorful resource with pictures and words. I will use it in environment lessons for pupils learning English as a foreign language (age 7/8)

  • Sep 5th

    We will be using this in our Science topic. A really super resource. Thank you.

  • Sep 4th

    to enhance learning centers

  • Sep 4th

    to enhance the learning centres

  • Sep 4th

    Science lesson!

  • Aug 31st

    Inheritance- for a group discussion about offspring characteristics (good use especially if pupils in the class cannot produce baby photos/ do not live with family etc.

  • Aug 31st

    After reading the Story All the Little father's by Margret Wise Brown we will use the cards to play a whole class matching game in my Kindergarten group.

  • Aug 26th

    for my primary one students :)

  • Aug 17th

    for my playgroup and nursery one :)

  • Aug 11th

    For my Grandchildren. Thank you

  • Aug 10th

    for my small daughter

  • Jul 29th

    Super resource but a baby rabbit is a kitten not a kit. :)

    • Jul 29th

      Hi jladtg,
      Thanks you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll ask our resource creators to look at this right away!

    • Aug 5th

      Hi therejladtg,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website as soon as possible.

  • Jul 27th

    Thanks for this resource. It will be very useful for our Science topic.

  • Jul 14th

    matching parent and young with year 2

    • Jul 14th

      Hi louinthemoor,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :)

  • Jul 14th

    teaching animals and their young for my 8 years old pupils.

    • Jul 14th

      Hi chakucha,
      Thanks for your comment! I'm really glad this resource is useful for you :)

  • Jul 12th

    teaching animals and their young to my pupils. TQ very much

    • Jul 12th

      Hi teacherezayu,
      Great! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jun 29th

    Teaching Lessons for my students

  • Jun 28th

    To prepare games for a holiday theatre class during our autumn holidays! ESL and native speakers will participate.

    • Jun 28th

      Hi joyousenglish,
      Great to hear it will be so useful :) Thanks for your feedback!

  • Jun 20th

    Associate Mommy and babies for Mothers's Day.

    • Jun 21st

      Hi arijenie,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 20th

    This is helpful to use with the story book "Let's Go Visiting" by Sue Williams. I will use this to help with reading the book with my young ESL students.

    • Jun 20th

      Hi hannahpoole,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

  • Jun 15th

    to help with our understanding of how animals grow and change

    • Jun 15th

      Hi e0415390,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jun 10th

    I use this to increase vocabulary of my students. Now they can match the mums and their babies. Thanks!!

    • Jun 10th

      Hi agusbudi,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

  • Jun 9th

    For homeschooling. Great activity to learn about farm animals and their young.

    • Jun 9th

      Hi naydencaleb,
      I'm so glad to hear you like our resource, it is great to be able to help! :)

  • Jun 9th

    For using with my nursery class. Topic this term is animals so i think this would be a great activity.

    • Jun 9th

      Hi sazam123,
      I'm so glad to hear you like our resource - thanks for sharing :)

  • Jun 6th

    For introducing life cycles in Science. My 7 year old daughter approves and thinks that the cards are so cute.

    • Jun 7th

      I'm so glad you're daughter likes them, missrobb! Thanks for commenting :)

  • Jun 5th

    To help children with their speech

  • Jun 4th

    to help children in eyfs to match animal parents to their young in lesson

    • Jun 4th

      Great idea paul9981, thanks for sharing. :)

  • Jun 1st


    • Jun 1st

      Hi nicolahall, glad to hear you like our resource :)

  • May 31st

    very good

  • May 29th

    Inspiration for Y2 children to create their own

    • May 29th

      Hi barbarakerry, great idea!

  • May 26th

    using this to teach children the names of animals when they are young and when they get older.

    • May 26th

      Lovely uses of the resource Gchapple :)

  • May 26th


  • May 24th

    To help my son.

  • May 24th

    ESL - Hearing impaired. Semantic development

  • May 23rd

    Concentration, ESL primary levels. (Maybe Kinder.. age 5)

  • May 22nd

    EAL pupil

  • May 20th

    matching game, snap, help early years children to learn animals' names and teach a different language.

    • May 21st

      Hey there sosschool! Thanks for letting us know you're going to use this as a game :)

  • May 20th

    5 Now

  • May 19th

    Yr 1 Science with a focus on how living things change and grow

  • May 18th

    3 stars

  • May 18th

    Great for communication and language, talking about the different animals and babies.

  • May 14th

    great use for classroom games

  • May 12th

    Great to teach about animal and their babies

  • May 12th

    new student in class with delayed development

  • May 11th

    matching mothers to their young

  • May 9th

    teach about animals and their babies

  • May 6th

    Science as a learning center.

  • May 5th

    Active Learning Base for the topic The Farm

  • May 5th

    For animals and their babies activity

  • May 5th

    For Mother`s Day theme at pre-k

  • May 1st

    mother's day

  • May 1st

    mother's day theme

  • Apr 30th

    Mother's Day theme for my 5 yr old class

  • Apr 27th

    My Italian 6-year-old pupils will learn the name of some animals and baby animals to celebrate Mother's day.

  • Apr 26th

    In my class

  • Apr 26th

    Animal and their young matching game.

  • Apr 24th

    I will be using these for my first grade students. We are learning about similarities and difference in offspring.

  • Apr 24th

    in class

  • Apr 22nd

    Early Years animal topic

  • Apr 22nd

    Early years animal activity

  • Apr 20th

    activity in class for special educator

  • Apr 16th

    For (educational) play activity to freely access within a Breakfast club

  • Apr 13th

    Activity for children

  • Apr 11th

    Primary school in the Netherlands for the first English lessons

  • Apr 10th

    For a lesson on collective nouns, increasing students' vocabulary and word knowledge, in a fun game.

  • Apr 9th

    Animals topic early years

  • Apr 9th

    A topic in science for year 1

  • Apr 9th


  • Apr 9th

    for SEN

  • Apr 8th

    Nursery school lessons, matching, phonics, language development.

  • Apr 2nd

    For the theme on Animals and their grownups

  • Apr 1st

    For the theme on Pet Safari

  • Mar 27th

    For my Curriculum Planning theme on Animals - Pets/Farm/Zoo Animals

  • Mar 22nd

    science unit - special education

  • Mar 18th

    For a child with language difficulties. Thank you.

  • Mar 18th

    For a unit on lifecycles to show children that some young have different names to their mums

  • Mar 15th

    1:1 support, will help loads

  • Mar 14th

    I will be using this resource with my pre-school children. I think they will love this game, play as you learn.

  • Mar 12th

    this is for my first practice demo teaching at the kindergarten i hope this could help! :D

  • Mar 12th

    I have one group of Preschool age kids and another of 0-5's. We are celebrating new babies (as their will be a couple of new brothers / sisters being born over next few weeks to our 0-5 playgroup families and the theme of the day is babies.
    We will use these cards for matching and talking about different babies.

  • Mar 10th

    Topic of Spring. Learning names of baby animals and recognising them.

  • Mar 8th

    Sorting, matching and developing language around the topic of baby animals, new life and Spring

  • Mar 5th

    Sorting, matching and developing language around the topic of baby animals, new life and Spring

  • Mar 5th

    I would use these resources to help students understand the resemblance of each mother to their young.

  • Mar 4th

    Spring activities.

  • Mar 4th

    Mothers Day
    Living Eggs

  • Feb 28th

    mothers day, spring/change wall display

  • Feb 26th

    To introduce new vocabulary and consolidate existing knowledge of animals and their young.

  • Feb 24th

    Can be used in various ways, great for mothers day topic

  • Feb 23rd

    Used to consolidate learning

  • Feb 20th

    Going to use in the Science Lab. Children will be matching. Child will have baby cards and Adult cards will spread out in the room.

  • Feb 20th

    I'm going to use it in a center activity.

  • Feb 18th

    Activity with a child

  • Feb 17th

    Teaching ECFE

  • Feb 10th

    for a topic of mothers and babies

  • Feb 9th

    activity with a child

  • Feb 5th

    Learning about animals and their young

  • Feb 2nd

    for a project

  • Jan 26th

    for an activity wih the child

  • Jan 22nd

    lesson on animals

  • Jan 13th

    lesson for animals and their young

  • Jan 12th

    Lesson on life cycles

  • Jan 10th

    Making an animal story sack

  • Jan 4th

    Teaching heredity, That young look like their parents.

  • Jan 1st

    EYFS understanding of the world investigation

  • Dec 12th

    for my 4yr old..we're living in Libya and no english books around here..=(

  • Oct 11th

    Teaching adults anmimals and their yound to 3 year olds

  • Sep 8th

    A science lesson - to know animals including humans produce young which grow into adults.

  • Aug 22nd

    This is great! I like the fact you can choose to print with or without text. Would be even better if there were the words by themselves as well so I could use them as a matching exercise

    • Aug 24th

      Hi JMJMJMJMJM, thank you for your review, I have passed your suggestion on to our resource team to have a look at for you. :)

    • Aug 20th

      Hi there JMJMJMJMJM, thanks for your comment! Sorry for the delay, we hope to make this resource very soon. :)

    • Dec 18th

      Hi there,
      We've added a version of this resource with just the text - I hope you find it useful!

  • Feb 24th

    This is fab just what I was looking for.

Animals And Their Young Matching Cards

Animals And Their Young Matching Cards - A handy set of sorting cards containing a range of different animals and their young!
This resource is available in Standard, Matching, Straight K, Precursive and Editable.
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