Animal Tape Rescue

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In this activity learners will "rescue" animals from tape and then sort the animals. Learners will use science process skills such as categorizing and making observations while they play. Activity includes caregiver prompts and extension ideas. This activity is appropriate for ages 0-3 with adult supervision.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)

  • Assorted plastic animals
  • Masking or painters tape


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
  • Mathematics
    • Number and Operations
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process

Informal Categories

  • Collecting


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