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Parts of a Horse Activity

Horses are very social animals, and this prompts them to find safety, and friendship in a herd, or haras.  They are working animals; companions; and athletes in equestrian sport.  This product introduces children to them as a representative of the mammal class, and explains the many differents parts that make them similar to us, humans.

Original price was: €29.35.Current price is: €28.76.

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SKU: XZY6681
(3 customer reviews)

Description

Traditionally, the horse has always represented the classification of mammals in Montessori classrooms.  It is assumed that when the Montessori Method of teaching was developed, the horse was the most common form of mammal, (apart from humans), that most children knew about.  This all changed in the 1920’s, after the end of World War 1.  Until this time, horses represented transportation, pets, leisure and a work-force on farms.  The Parts of a Horse Activity, teaches children all about how they move, smell, eat and look.  Using this product, you can compare the similarities between different mammals.

Hippology is the science of studying horses;  which are classified as the Phylum Chordata; according to the Montessori zoological curriculum.  The material is colour-coded with a dark red border around each card.  Combining the simplicity of a 3-part card set, a booklet; that comprehensively covers detailed descriptions about horses; and definition cards.  It is aimed at both the 3 to 6, and the 6 to 9 environments.

Examples of the Word Cards:

withers hock flank
fetlocks chestnuts muzzle

Features of the Parts of a Horse Activity:

  • the direct objectives of this material, are for the Child to;
    • learn about the different parts of the horse
    • develop their understanding of the definition of these parts
  • indirectly, the Child;
    • improves their vocabulary skills
    • develops reading skills
    • receives an introduction to zoology
  • curriculum support material is aligned to the Montessori language, and zoology curricula
  • this material follows the Life Cycle of a Horse Puzzle, together with the Horse Puzzle

Contents of the Parts of a Horse Activity:

  • a 32-page booklet, providing an overview of the activity
    • an illustration of the part under discussion is on one page
    • the opposite page has a brief description, and definition of that illustration
  • 16 sets of 3-part cards, each set has a control, a mute and label card
  • 16 sets of definition cards, each set has:
    • 1 card, with a complete definition,
    • 2nd card with a redacted word that the Child must answer
  • sold in a transparent, plastic A6 envelope

Size:

  • Booklet – 9.5cm x 9.5cm / (3¾” x 3¾”)
  • Definition Cards – 8cm x 8cm / (3″ x 3″)
  • Control Card – 13.5cm x 9cm / (5¼” x 3½”)
  • Plastic Envelope –  18cm x 13cm x 2.5cm / (7″ x 5″ x 1″)
  • No lamination required
  • Non-tear and scratch proof
  • Printed with Eco-friendly inks
  • Easy to clean with a damp cloth

Further Reading and Resources

 

Additional information

Weight 0.210 kg
Dimensions 18 × 13 × 2.5 cm

3 reviews for Parts of a Horse Activity

  1. Jessy Tyler (verified owner)

    This was the first activity I bought for my elementary class from Childrens House. I liked the way the the colour scheme for the chordata is consistent throughout their product range. Well done guys.

  2. Ellen Donald (verified owner)

    Fantastic.

  3. Willow Samuels (verified owner)

    Before buying the parts of the horse, I asked the team questions about this product, and the staff were knowledgeable about the contents. This is helpful to know that the staff selling this equipment also makes it.

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3 reviews for Parts of a Horse Activity

  1. Jessy Tyler (verified owner)

    This was the first activity I bought for my elementary class from Childrens House. I liked the way the the colour scheme for the chordata is consistent throughout their product range. Well done guys.

  2. Ellen Donald (verified owner)

    Fantastic.

  3. Willow Samuels (verified owner)

    Before buying the parts of the horse, I asked the team questions about this product, and the staff were knowledgeable about the contents. This is helpful to know that the staff selling this equipment also makes it.

Add a review

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