Here’s an easy hand-on way for students to sort animals by habitat. It’s a free set of sorting mats for you to download and you can get it here. You will need plastic animals or small pictures of animals. The habitats are both natural and manmade (the farm). As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a commission for purchases using my links. Learn more. You will need small plastic animals or small pictures of animals. I have a small collection of plastic animals (see picture below) but I linked it to a larger set available on amazon. Click on any of the habitat pictures below to see it at TpT collection.