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Sounds Match game Pre-Reading Skill
Activity: Animal Sounds - Pre-Reading Skill
This story has a great story line to focus on animal sounds. It
is a lot of fun for children to mimic animal sounds. This is
great because being able to see an animal or its image and recognize
or make the sound is a skill the children will need to see letters and
associate them with sounds: a pre-reading skill.
Visit Bananas in Pyjamas and have fun with their great Animal
Match Sound Game. Click on the dots to hear and identify the sound
it makes and find the matching sound and animal.
Offline Activity - Animal Sounds:
To do an offline animal sound activity use coloring pages or color
posters (links to images below) and distribute the images.
The children can color, decorate and cut around images, add a Popsicle
stick to make hand puppets. Use these to play the games
Make a presentation first of each animal on the board or flannel board
and practice the animal sounds, then conduct one or both of these
1. Game 1: Farm Animal Sounds Circle Game
* Distribute different coloring page
below) to the children, color, decorate and cut. Glue a popsicle
stick so the children can hold as a hand puppet.
* Make a large
circle with the children. Call out
different animal names, the children holding the animal puppet must make the sound corresponding
to the image they hold and move to the center of the
2. Game 2: Finding My Animal Family:
also search each other (without the puppet) as they make the animal sound
corresponding to the puppet they until all the cows, ducks etc. are
together in family groups
Farm Animal Coloring Pages & Posters:
Links for images to color and decorate/make hand puppets and flannel
Make an Animal Sound Coloring Book. Choose four to six pages to
make a coloring book.
1. Animal Sounds Coloring Pages: cow,
> crow, pig,
Most of the images can be printed directly on construction paper of a
matching color to make the flannel board characters.
Coloring pages to make flannel board characters and coloring book
> crow, pig, sheep