# Sorting Objects into 3 Categories - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - Matching and Sorting

In the "Sorting Objects into 3 Categories" lesson, kindergarten students will embark on a journey into the foundational concepts of early logic and geometry. By engaging in activities such as Sorting Objects into 3 Groups, completing the Sorting Animals in 3 Groups Worksheet, tackling Sorting Shapes - Part 3 Worksheet, and learning how to Sort Objects into Multiple Categories, students will acquire the skills necessary to classify objects based on their attributes. This lesson is crucial because it introduces young learners to the concept of categorization - a fundamental aspect of logical thinking and problem-solving.

Understanding how to group objects based on similarities and differences aids in the development of critical thinking and observation skills. Additionally, this lesson lays the groundwork for more advanced mathematical concepts and geometry, helping students recognize patterns, shapes, and characteristics. It also enhances their ability to organize information, a skill that is applicable in various aspects of daily life and academic learning. By mastering the art of sorting and categorization, kindergarteners will not only bolster their mathematical acumen but also improve their analytical and organizational capabilities, setting a strong foundation for future learning.

Estimated classroom time: 14 min
Chapter: Matching and Sorting
Unit: Early Logic and Geometry
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1st
4:00 min
Sorting Objects into 3 Groups
video
2nd
3:00 min
Sorting Animals in 3 Groups Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Sorting Shapes - Part 3 Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Sort Objects into Multiple Categories
Quiz
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• ### Activity 2 / Sorting Animals in 3 Groups Worksheet

Help give your children the foundation for future Venn diagramming as you let them use this adorable PDF worksheet to analyze, sort and match animals into different groups. They'll work on their fine motor skills using the traceable lines that are given, and they'll begin to learn about the differences and similarities of animals as they categorize and group using familiar pictures and words.

• ### Activity 3 / Sorting Shapes - Part 3 Worksheet

Help build basic geometrical shape recognition with this cheery downloadable PDF. Your little mathematicians will work on recognizing the attributes of basic shapes like circles, squares and triangles. They'll also strengthen fine motor skills using the traceable lines to sort shapes by attributes like color, size and sides. The shapes are so fun and friendly, they won't even know they're learning!

• ### Activity 4 / Sort Objects into Multiple Categories - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to sort objects into groups based on physical attributes such as: size, shape, and color.