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Living and Non-Living Sorting Activity

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5 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 1 - 3

A simple sorting activity with 32 tiles of living and non-living things.

Cut out the tiles and laminate them. Print out the sort posters, then sort the tiles based on whether they are living animals or non-living objects.


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  • Cilla Fitzgerald

    Thank you. Saves lots of time. I will use this sorting activity at the end of the lesson on the observable and non-observable features of living things.

    Comment by Cilla Fitzgerald on May 9, 2019 at 7:20 pm


    • Royce (Teach Starter) Royce (Teach Starter)

      Hey Cilla, thank you for you nice feedback. I hope you gain a lot from your students by using these.

      Official comment by Royce (Teach Starter) on May 10, 2019 at 1:32 pm


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