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Parts of a Snail Activity

Also known as gastropods, snails carry their house on their backs, a whorl of a shell.  Their body and foot are all one tubular muscle, ending in their head, with ocular tentacles for sight.

Original price was: R399Current price is: R389

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SKU: XZY6689
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Description

Even though snails only have very small mouths, they have up to 20,000 teeth in their mouth!  Considered as one of the most diverse and oldest animals in the world, there are over 60,000 species of snails.  The Parts of a Snail Activity, highlights all the important parts of this invertebrate for the Child.

This marine invertebrate family group, is called the Echinodermata.  Based upon the Montessori zoological curriculum, the material is colour-coded with a black border around each card.

The 9 Phylum of the Animal Kingdom

PHYLA COLOUR-CODING PHYLA COLOUR-CODING PHYLA COLOUR-CODING
Porifera Mustard Cnidaria Orange Platyhelminthes White
Nematoda Olive Green Mollusca Grey Annelida Beige
Arthropoda Yellow Echinodermata Black Chordata Dark Blue

This material combines the simplicity of a 3-part cards set, a booklet; that comprehensively covers detailed descriptions about snails; and definition cards.  It is aimed at both the 3 to 6, and the 6 to 9 environments.

Examples of the Word Cards to describe the Parts of a Snail Activity

foot mouth apex
ocular tentacles whorl olfactory tentacles

Features of the Parts of a Snail Activity

  • the direct objective of this material, is for the Child to;
    • learn about the different parts of the snail
    • develop their understanding of the definition of these parts
  • indirectly, the Child;
    • improves their vocabulary skills
    • develops reading skills
    • is introduced to zoology
  • curriculum support material; aligned to the Montessori language and zoology curricula

Contents of the Parts of a Snail Activity

  • a 22-page booklet, providing an overview of the activity
    • one page has an illustration of the part being discussed
    • the opposite page has a brief description, and definition of that illustration
  • 11 sets of 3-part cards, each set has a control, a mute and label card
  • 11 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 2cm / (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

Order R1000 worth of items to qualify for free shipping to your door anywhere in South Africa.

Transit times depend on your location:

  • Cape Metro – next day if your order is placed before 13h00
  • Gauteng & Durban – 2 to 3 days
  • Everywhere else – 2 to 4 days depending on your location

 

Feel free to email us should you require any further information.

We offer free delivery to the USA:

  • USA – free for orders over $400 – 7 days to your door
  • Canada – 7 day shipping is calculated at checkout – subject to additional GST & PST which is billed on arrival
  • UK – 7 day shipping is calculated at checkout – subject to 20% VAT which is billed on arrival
  • EU – 7 day shipping calculated at checkout – subject to EU VAT which is billed on arrival
  • Australia – 9 days – may be subject to 10% GST which is billed on arrival
  • NZ – 9 days – may be subject to 15% GST which is billed on arrival

Should you require further information about shipping charges, please feel free to contact us at info@childrenshouse.co.za

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Additional information

Weight 0.150 kg
Dimensions 18 × 13 × 2 cm

1 review for Parts of a Snail Activity

  1. maggy3 (verified owner)

    I bought this activity as our children are fascinated by snails. This is such a great teaching resource and nicely laid out.

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1 review for Parts of a Snail Activity

  1. maggy3 (verified owner)

    I bought this activity as our children are fascinated by snails. This is such a great teaching resource and nicely laid out.

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