Kindergarten - Sort Objects

Sort Objects
Identify, sort, and classify objects by attribute and identify objects that do not belong to a particular group.
Be able to identify all objects that have similar attributes. Sort objects into groups by differentiating between objects that have similar qualities. Once objects have been sorted, identify qualities that created this grouping.

Sample Problems


Which of these two objects belong together: desk, table, lamp.


What are pencils, crayons, and pens used for?


Which one can be erased?

Learning Tips


Have fun with this exercise. Take two objects such as a pencil an a pen. Start comparing them and find all their similarities:

Both are long, both are used to write, they have a point. After finding the similarities, work on the differences. Are they the same color? Do they both have eraser?


Now compare similar objects: Crayons.

Compare their lengths. Do they all have their wrapping paper around them? Are they similar in shading? Select a way to group them.

Extra Help Problems


One worksheet should have two empty boxes with titles above them. The student should draw the pictures inside the boxes.


3 red hearts 3 green hearts


5 big books 5 little books


4 round tables 4 square tables


6 skinny triangles 6 fat triangles


2 red balls 2 yellow balls


9 smiling faces 9 sad faces


4 red flowers 4 blue flowers


7 orange socks 7 purple socks


10 skinny rectangles 10 fat rectangles


Another worksheet can have boxes filled with shapes. This time the student will be asked to label these boxes.


One box will have yellow squares and another box will have orange squares.


One box will have big rectangles and another box will have little rectangles.


One box will have cups with handle another box will have cups without handles.


Red socks green socks


Round table square table


Happy faces sad faces


Big stars little stars


Pink flowers yellow flowers


Big plates little plates



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