Preschool Sorting & Categorizing Worksheets and Printables

Preschool sorting and categorizing worksheets are the perfect way to help kids understand the basics of classification. We have everything from matching exercises to cut and paste sequencing. Our Circle What Belongs series is great for helping kids identify similarities, while our Find the One That's Different series will challenge your child to pick out the outlier. Whatever worksheet you select for your child, he'll get important practice identifying the qualities that connect or distinguish different objects within groups. Check out our preschool sorting and categorizing printables and find a few for your young learner.
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Find What Doesn't Belong: On the Farm Find What Doesn't Belong: On the Farm Sorting like items and placing them into categories helps preschoolers develop their logic and reasoning skills.
Find the One That's Different: Circus Animals Find the One That's Different: Circus Animals Build your preschooler's observation and critical thinking skills with this fun worksheet.
Spot the Difference: Mailman Spot the Difference: Mailman These doggy and mailman scenes look awfully similar, but there are slight differences between the two.
Find What Doesn't Belong: In the City Find What Doesn't Belong: In the City In this preschool math worksheet, your child will practice sorting and categorizing to figure out what makes three of the things in each group similar and one thing different.
Counting Practice: 1-5 Counting Practice: 1-5 On this worksheet, your child will need to count the items in each group and then decide which two groups have the same numbers of items.
Say Cheese! Order the People in the Picture Say Cheese! Order the People in the Picture This worksheet will help your child with his spatial awareness and observation skills, as he helps the photographer put everyone in order from tallest to smallest.
Matching Game with Toys Matching Game with Toys A child can never have too many toys. If yours can handle the excitement of seeing all these toys in one place, have him identify which ones are the same and connect them with a line.
Preschool Math: Inside and Outside Preschool Math: Inside and Outside Preschoolers learn the difference between inside and outside on this colorful worksheet featuring monkeys, dogs, and a friendly cab driver.
Color the Matching Hearts Color the Matching Hearts This worksheet offers practice with observation, focusing on details, and comparing and contrasting.
Preschool Math: Find the One That's Different Preschool Math: Find the One That's Different Kids learn about sameness and difference in this comparison worksheet that challenges them to find the things that are different in each group.
On the Desk: What Doesn't Belong? On the Desk: What Doesn't Belong? Preschoolers are full of observations about the world around them.
What's Missing? 2 What's Missing? 2 Each picture on this prekindergarten science worksheet has a matching picture in the opposite column.
Matching: Clown Face Twins Matching: Clown Face Twins All the world loves a clown, so chances are, your child will love helping the clowns find their twins on this preschool worksheet.
Food Animals Eat! Food Animals Eat! It's dinner time at the barnyard! Can your little farmer help feed the animals?
Classification of Living Things Classification of Living Things Can your budding learner tell which of these items are living things?
Sorting Activity: What Doesn't Belong? Sorting Activity: What Doesn't Belong? Can your preschooler solver this sorting activity?
Preschool sorting and categorizing worksheets are the perfect way to help kids understand the basics of classification. We have everything from matching exercises to cut and paste sequencing. Our Circle What Belongs series is great for helping kids identify similarities, while our Find the One That's Different series will challenge your child to pick out the outlier. Whatever worksheet you select for your child, he'll get important practice identifying the qualities that connect or distinguish different objects within groups. Check out our preschool sorting and categorizing printables and find a few for your young learner.