A fun game similar to the card game War!. This game can be used to encourage kids to learn facts about or practice a Frog Life Cycle.
Practice sequencing and learn the life cycle of frogs with a unique, fun game!
Includes playing cards with 6 sequential parts of the frog life cycle, also labeled with ordinal numbers to ease confusion.
Played like a traditional game of “War”, except instead of using numbers, student will use the stages of a frog’s life. The furthest stage in the sequence wins the cards.
For example: a tadpole beats an egg/ frog beats a tadpole with legs.
-For non-readers: print 4 copies of only the picture cards
-For readers: print 2 copies of both the picture and word cards
-Use as a Memory Match game
-Use as a “Go Fish” game by printing two copies of each card
-Use as an independent matching center
-Divide cards evenly among two players.
-Place cards face down in a stack
-Players each turn over one card at the same time
-Player with the word that has the card with the furthest stage in the life cycle takes both cards and adds them to the bottom of their pile
-In case of tie, each player lays down three cards face down and then turns the third card. Furthest stage wins all the cards.
-Play continues as time allows or one player runs out of cards.
This would be a great partner center!!
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The Wide-Mouthed Frog (A Pop-Up Book)The Lucky Green Frog: Picture Book For Preschoolers & Toddlers. Ideal for ages 2-6.It’s Mine!Life Cycle Of A Frog: Let’s learn about life cycle of a frog through this educational book especially made for kidsNational Geographic Readers: Tadpole to Frog (L1/Co-reader)I Don’t Want to Be a Frog