This post is about animal body coverings and it includes free printables for a fun toddler activity.
Animal Coverings Matching Game
For Toddlers & Preschoolers
Teach your kiddo about animal coverings with this fun matching game.
Most kids love learning about animals. They are curious about the sounds animals make, their different patterns, where they live, and what they like to eat.
This post is all about teaching your toddler about animal coverings. If you haven’t told them much about it yet, you’ll find some toddler-friendly basic information below that you can share with them.
As for the fun part, print out the matching game.
I’d recommend gluing it onto cardstock paper and laminating it so your kiddo(s) can enjoy it for longer.
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What are animal body coverings?
All animals have their unique body covering. It’s like their unique protective clothing. It can help them stay warm, hide from other animals, and much more.
Some animals have fur, some have scales and some have feathers.
Examples of animals that have fur:
- Guinea Pig
- Giant Panda
- Polar Bear
- Arctic Fox
Fish have scales. Some other animals that have scales:
Which animals have feathers?
Birds are the only animals that have feathers.
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Benefits of matching games for young children
Besides being fun, matching games are a great problem-solving activity. They can help with fine motor skills, they also help train visual memory as well as recognition of patterns, similarities, and differences.
Animal Coverings Matching Game For Toddlers & Preschoolers
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“A wise old owl lived in an oak.
The more he saw the less he spoke.
The less he spoke the more he heard.
Why can’t we all be like that wise old bird?“