A sorting provocation. The first discussion asked children what they thought sorting was. As a lead up question children were asked what things we sort in our classroom. Here are some responses which supported their understanding and linkage to real life applications: sorting materials at construction, sorting in the Tenzies game, sorting the Russian Dolls, sorting our kind of writing (e.g. lists, books, cards, etc.), sorting markers, paint brushes, and books.

A sorting provocation. The first discussion asked children what they thought…

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hrough work with the sensorial materials, the child is given the keys to classifying the things around him, which leads to the child making his own experiences in his environment. Through the classification, the child is also offered the first steps in organizing his intelligence, which then leads to his adapting to his environment.

Coin Sorting: A Montessori Inspired Sensorial Activity

A bunch of things to know about dementia Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

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25 Genius Craft Ideas | DIY Ball Maze

30 Easy Craft Ideas That Will Spark Your Creativity (DIY Projects For Adults)

25 ways to keep your kids busy – without television. DIY Ball maze from paper towel rolls and a cardboard box

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