This set reinforces the observation that solids come in different sizes, colors, and shapes, and introduces the idea that some characteristics are relative. It includes three activities for exploring solids.
uses the three labels shown (small, medium, large
and Shape Sort
are open-ended with many possible ways to sort (and no labels). Children can sort by any color or shape they perceive in the items; many wonderful variations, all of them correct.
This set corresponds to three activities from Montessorian Meg Fedorowicz’s comprehensive guide to hands-on classroom physics, Nurturing the Young Scientist
. It’s never been easier to give children foundational science experiences that they can draw upon throughout their lives! Ages 3 - 8.
3 Durable, waterproof labels 18 Items to sortRound Plastic Basket (K30)Presentation ideas