Year 1 Comparing and grouping animals

All animals are different. Look at the animals below, what looks the same about them and what looks different?

lizard, bird, frog, butterfly, fish, tortoise, bird, meerkat, turtle, snake

Use the questions below to help you compare and put the animals into different groups:

  • How many legs does it have?
  • Does it have a tail?
  • How many eyes does it have?
  • What colour is it?
  • Does it have wings?
  • Can it swim?
  • Can it fly?
  • Does it have a shell?
  • Does it have feathers?
  • Does it have a beak?
  • Can you see its ears?
  • Does it have fur?

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