(ARTICLE) Variation of activities using Animal 4D Flashcards


Do you know that there are many fun activities you can do with Animal 4D Flashcards ?

1.  Learn alphabets

When children start having interest in learning alphabet, these activities can be an excellent tool to introduce alphabets to them.

For beginner learner, you can show each alphabet and say it out loud to them. You can make use animal's name to help, e.g. A is for Ant, Z is for Zebra; however you need to keep in mind that in order to make the learning effective, show maximum 5 cards only for each session to keep them curious and look forward to the next learning session.

For intermediate learner, once they are familiar with some alphabets and starting to recognize them, you can show the alphabet cards and ask them what alphabet is this?

For advanced learner, when they have recognized all the alphabets and able to say them out loud, you can shuffle the cards and ask them to lay the alphabets cards accordingly and you can also ask what animal starts with letter A or letter Z? 

2.  Let the children learn their name (you may need two decks of cards)

When the children reach the age of 3 years, they prefer to do everything independently and also have interest in self discovery. These activities can complement their learning stage by recognizing and spelling their own name

For beginner learner, you can help them to recognize their own name by arranging the alphabet cards accordingly and say them out loud, for example D-A-V-E

For intermediate learner, once they are familiar with their own name, you can shuffle the cards and ask them to arrange the alphabet cards and spell their own name

For advanced learner, you can expand the activity by asking them to arrange and spell their sibling's, parents' or grandparents' name

3.  Learn counting and numbers

When your children start having interest in counting, you can use this "live animals" from the screen as learning tool 

For beginner learner, you can show one animal at a time and count its legs together with them even though they may not be able to count properly. For instance, how many legs does the dog have? one, two, three, four...

For intermediate learner, once they can count up to 5, you can show one animal at a time and ask them to count the legs.

For advanced learner, if they can count up to 15, you can combine 2 or 3 animals and ask them to count the legs in total

4.  Learn about color

Color is one of most favorite things to learn especially for toddlers and here with "real life animals" your toddlers can learn about color in the comfort place at home

For beginner learner, you can show one animal at a time in the screen and tell them what color is elephant or monkey?

For intermediate learner, once they are familiar with colors, you can show the animal in the screen and ask them what color is the pig or cow?

For advanced learner, you can ask them to group the animals according to the same color. For eg which animals have brown color and let them group the animals together and place it below the camera and see it from the screen

5. Old Mac Donald Have a Farm (Play guessing the animals sound)

There's no activity that more fun other than combining with the song; toddlers especially like to sing and copy the sounds. These fun activities can be a great bonding between siblings or parents and children.

For beginner learner, sing Old Mac Donald Have a Farm together with your toddlers while showing the farm animals in the screen and listen to their sounds

For intermediate learner, you can sing Old Mac Donald Have a Farm and ask them to pick the animals according to the song, e.g. horse, and ask them to copy the sound of the horse

For advanced learner, you can expand it to wild animals sound and ask them to guess the sound of wild animals

6. Identify where do the animals live ?

When we bring the children to the zoo, they usually get excited to notice that some animals live in the land, some animals live in the sea and some are flying. These activities can be a good introduction for them to learn more about animals at home

For beginner learner, start with farm animals that they are familiar, e.g. dog, cow, pig, horse are farm animals and they live at barn. Grouping them together and show them from the screen

For intermediate learner, you can expand with animals live in the jungle, or sea and group them together and show them from the screen  

For advanced learner, you can ask them to group the animals together, e.g. which animals live in the land, which animals live in both land and sea

 

Last but not least, have tricked eye pictures with your children to make learn with Animal 4D+ Flashcards more fun ! 

 

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