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.

– Life Over C's Frog Life Cycle War Card Game

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Materials for the Frog Life Cycle “War” Card Game

  • Paper
  • Laminating Materials
  • Paper Cutter

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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Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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