Use masking tape to create a tic-tac-toe grid (3 boxes x 3 boxes) on the floor. Divide students into two teams, the Xs and Os. Call out the name of a mother animal for one team. The first player must identify that animal's offspring by name. If the player answers correctly, he or she takes a place in a box on the floor grid. The first team to fill a row of three boxes makes the noises of each animal identified. The game continues until everyone has had a turn.
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