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Parts of a Starfish Activity

There are over 2,000 different species of starfish.  These unique marine animals come in various colours, shapes, and sizes.  They are very beautiful with an unusual anatomy – no brain, or blood.  This material introduces the Child to the amazing world of the starfish.

Original price was: $20.76.Current price is: $20.07.

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SKU: XZY6688
(1 customer review)

Description

Starfish; or “sea stars”; are not fish, and belong to the invertebrates set; without a backbone; called Echinodermata.  There are approximately 1,600 different species of starfish in the world’s oceans.  This activity; the Parts of a Starfish Activity; highlights all the important parts of this invertebrate.  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 starfish; 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 the Starfish

arms anus madreporite
central disc spines tubular feet

Features of the Parts of a Starfish Activity

  • the direct objective of this material, is for the Child to;
    • learn about the different parts of the starfish
    • 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 Starfish Activity

  • a 16-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
  • 8 sets of 3-part cards, each set has a control, a mute and label card
  • 8 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 1cm / (7″ x 5″ x ¾”)
  • 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

Further Reading and Resources

Starfish Facts – National Geogrphic Kids

Additional information

Weight 0.110 kg
Dimensions 18 × 13 × 1 cm
Geography

Continent 3 Part Cards

1 review for Parts of a Starfish Activity

  1. Ingrid Vosloo (verified owner)

    We had a school outing to the rock pools earlier this year and this was a great resource for the children to work with after the outing.

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1 review for Parts of a Starfish Activity

  1. Ingrid Vosloo (verified owner)

    We had a school outing to the rock pools earlier this year and this was a great resource for the children to work with after the outing.

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