Animal Guess Who

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In this game, learners take turns guessing toy animals from around their house based on the toy's characteristics. This game helps children practice their communication skills by forming and asking questions. They’ll also analyze and interpret information while making connections to prior knowledge. Includes a guide with step-by-step instructions and discussion questions for caregivers to ask learners.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • An assortment of toy animals from your house


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Structure
      • Biosphere
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • About Inquiry
      • Asking Questions
      • Conducting Investigations

Informal Categories

  • Games
  • Toys


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection

  • Family STEM Activity


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