Here's a fun sorting activity that's perfect for autumn! Cut out the acorns, shuffle them up then ask the kids to order them by size...
Kids can spend endless hours sorting - sorting cuttons or counters into piles of different colours, sorting dinosaurs by size, sorting beads into pretty patterns... we could go on! We've got an assortment of printable sorting activities here at Activity Village that you can use in the classroom or home to reinforce all sorts of sorting: size, shape, colour, characteristics and more.
This fun printable includes some lovely illustrations of different African animals to cut out, ready for the kids to sort by size. If you laminate the cut-outs they will last and can be used for lots of different activities.
We have five different sized rosy red apples for children to practice sorting by size from smallest to largest - or vice versa. Print onto card, cut out and laminate to make our apple sorting by size activity stand up well to small hands.
The kids will love sorting these colourful autumn-themed pictures into big and small groups! Print and cut out the pictures and the sorting mats too, then ask the children to sort the pairs by size.
We love the fun illustrations on this autumn big and small size sorting worksheet! Can the children circle the biggest picture in each row and draw a cross on the smallest?
Print out our autumn leaf printables, cut each one out, and ask the children to sort them by size. You can laminate each leaf for extra durability if you prefer...
Ask the kids to number the autumn leaf pictures from smallest to biggest. A fun way to practise sorting skills!
The kids will love sorting these cute bats in order of size! Simply print and cut out (laminate if you prefer), then jumble them up ready to be sorted!
Give the children some sorting practice from smallest to largest (or vice versa) with these colourful beach balls. You can laminate the beach balls to make them a bit stronger and for repeated use if you prefer...
Print and cut out the different sizes of books, then ask the kids to sort them by size. Laminate the books if you want to reuse them again.
This must be one of our prettiest match up activities! Can the children match up the pairs of sparkly Christmas baubles?
We got two pages of lovely festive pictures to print and cut out - can the children sort them into 'big' and 'small' on the printable mats? You can laminate the pictures and the mats so you can reuse them too.
Ho ho ho! There's lots of Christmas sorting fun to be had on this worksheet! Can the children circle the biggest Santa, Reindeer or Present and put a cross on the smallest?
It's lots of fun guessing what's inside a present based on the size of the box! But can the kids sort these presents into size (smallest to biggest, then biggest to smallest)?
The children will love the fun pictures on this Christmas size sorting worksheet, in particular, the cute gingerbread men! Can the children number the pictures in each row from 1 for the smallest to 5 for the biggest?
The bigger the stocking, the more gifts that will fit inside! Can the children sort these stockings into size order?
Here's a fun sorting activity with a weather theme! Cut out the clouds and put them in order from biggest to smallest. Or try from smallest to biggest!
These lovely printables include two pages of animals, big and small, and two "mats" on which the children can sort them. Laminate the whole lot and you'll be able to play with this set over and over again.
Use these printable Fish Matching Game cards to play all sorts of games - see our suggestions below! They are also good for sorting practice and we have provided some simple printable sorting mats below.
Here's a fun printable activity for younger children. Print out our fish printables, cut each one out, and ask the children to sort them by size. You could also look for other characteristics - number of fins, shape of snouts etc.
Simply print and cut out these pretty flowers, then sort them by size. If you laminate them, you can repeat the activity again and again. Of course you could also count the petals and sort by the number of petals, too.
Younger children can practice their sorting and matching skills with this fun ghost colour and shape matching game or activity. Print both pages, cut out the board and the ghosts, and laminate if you wish.
This spooky size sorting activity is great for teaching the kids how to sort from biggest and smallest (and smallest to biggest too!). Cut out the ghosts (laminate if you want to make them more durable), then shuffle them up and ask the kids to sort them by size.
There's lots of Halloween sorting fun to be had with our big and small size sorting worksheet! Print and cut out the fun Halloween pictures and the sorting mats too, then ask the children to sort the pairs by size.
Can the children circle the biggest Halloween picture on each row, and draw a cross on the smallest? A fun sorting activity with a Halloween theme!
Can the kids number the Halloween pictures from smallest to biggest? A fun sorting skills worksheet for Halloween!
There's nothing more refreshing than a cooling ice lolly on a hot day! The kids can have fun sorting these ice lollies into size order, then have a real ice lolly treat once they've finished, perhaps?
My son always looks for the biggest pumpkin he can find in the shops at Halloween! Can the children sort our Jack 'o' Lanterns by size?
Cut out our colourful carp kites in various sizes and then stick them onto the correct sorting pages which are included in this fun colour sorting printable.
Cut out the carp kites and then stick them in size order on the flagpole page - a fun size ordering activity for Children's Day or your Japan topic.
Print these adorable monster sorting cards and use them for all sorts of sorting and matching games, including Memory, Snap and Old Maid.
These lovely monster sorting mats can be used in many different ways in the classroom or home. Sort our Monster sorting game cards with them, use them with your own monsters, or get the kids to draw their own!
Print and cut out these cute penguins (laminate if you wish), then ask the children to order them by size!
This four-page printable gives you plenty of scope for activity! First, colour in the pictures of various pets. Then cut them out. Now you can sort them in various ways:
Print out our pumpkin sorting by size activity and have some fun with the children ordering the pumpkins from big to small and from small to big!
Every activity is more fun when there are colourful rainbows involved! Cut out the rainbows (laminate if you prefer), then ask the kids to order them from biggest to smallest. Then shuffle them up and ask them to try from smallest to largest!
Everyone loves robins, and the kids will enjoy sorting these 5 robins from smallest to biggest (and biggest to smallest)! Print and cut out the robins, and laminate them for durability if you prefer...
Cut out the different sizes of school bags (laminate if you wish), mix them up then ask the kids to order them by size. A perfect back to school activity!
We've got lots of colourful pictures all to do with school to print and cut out, ready for the children to sort into big and small on the printable mats. Great as a back to school activity, but perfect for practising sorting skills all year round!
This school themed size sorting worksheet is perfect for the start of the new school term! Can the kids circle the biggest picture in each row, then draw a cross on the smallest?
Beep Beep! Can the children sort the buses from biggest to smallest (and then from smallest to biggest)? You can laminate the buses to help them last longer...
Here's a colourful size sorting worksheet that's perfect for the kids going back to school, but great fun anytime! Can the children number the pictures in each row according to size?
Sort these pretty shells by size from smallest to largest, or largest to smallest. Once you've had a few goes with these shells you could try sorting some real ones next time you go to a beach?
The kids will enjoy sorting these pretty snowflakes in order of size. You can laminate them too for extra durability.
Learning how to sort by size is fun with these snowmen! Can the kids order them from biggest to smallest (then smallest to biggest)?
These bright stripy horses come in six different sizes. Print onto card, cut out (and laminate if you wish), then use them for counting, sorting into size order etc.
This is an sorting game for children aged approximately 3-6. There are two parts to this sorting game: a game board, and 16 flower cards.
Here's a colourful summer size sorting activity, and if you laminate the pieces you can use them over and over again. Cut out the bright and cheerful pictures, laminate if you prefer, then ask the children to sort them onto the mats.
Practise sorting skills with this cheerful summer worksheet. Can the kids circle the biggest picture on each row, and draw a cross on the smallest?
Here's a slightly trickier summer size sorting worksheet. Can the children number the pictures in each row from 1 for the smallest to 5 for the biggest?
Here's a fun activity to help the kids learn more about a solar eclipse. Print the pages onto some card, cut out the suns and moons (and laminate if you wish) - then see if the children can match the suns and moons by size to create their own solar eclipse!
Cut out the bright suns and ask the kids to sort them from biggest to smallest. Then mix the suns up again, and ask the kids to sort from smallest to biggest! You can laminate the suns too for extra durability.
Sorting activities are satisfying and fun. Use this blue teddy sorting page alone, or alongside our other teddy sorting pages in different colurs. Counting, pairing, and size ordering are a few activities to try.
These bright and cheerful green teddy bear sorting sheets are a great activity for young children. You could get the child to have a go at cutting them out too. Then use them to make pairs and groups. Use just green ones, or mix with our other teddy sorting printables in different colours.
Our versatile sorting teddy bears can be used in so many ways. There are sets in red, blue, green, white and yellow. Sort within the colours into sizes or sets or mix them all together for more of a challenge.
Sort this white teddy bear set into pairs or size order. Or print some other sets in different colours and add a further sorting element. This set is useful if you want to save on ink, too ...
Print out these teddy bears for lots of sorting fun. You could match into pairs, order in size or put into teddy families! Really good for younger children.
Learn the concept of big and small by sorting the weather symbols onto the sorting mats - you can laminate them so they can be reused too...
Here's a bright and cheerful weather-themed worksheet, that'll help the kids practise their sorting skills. Can they circle the biggest picture on each row, and draw a cross on the smallest? You can laminate the worksheet if you prefer then it can be used again.
Practise sorting skills and learn about the weather too with our fun weather size sorting worksheet. Can the kids number the weather pictures in each row from smallest to biggest?
We've got some fun winter shapes for the children to sort onto the 'big' and 'small' printable mats. Laminate the mats and shapes if you'd like to reuse them.
Here's a fun winter size sorting worksheet for the kids to try. Can they number the wintry pictures from 1 for the smallest to 5 for the biggest?