Sensorial

A compilation of Montessori sensorial activities.

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Stereognostic Sense in Montessori: Definition and Activities

This important sense, which is usually taken for granted, can be a powerful tool for blind people throughout their lives. In order to help facilitate stereognostic sense in Montessori education and other settings for children with disabilities, it’s important that educators understand not only how stereognostic sense works but also its importance in everyday life. …

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20 Montessori Water Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Young children enjoy activities that involve water. Fortunately, there are so many fun Montessori water activities to choose from. The activities below can be presented as shelf work, in a casual way throughout the day, or on a sensory table. (This post contains affiliate links. Purchasing from these links costs you nothing extra, but sends …

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20 Montessori Outdoor Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Now that Spring is here, you may be looking for some fun Montessori outdoor activities. If you’re participating in the 1000 hours outside maybe you’re finding it hard to engage your children outside. As Sue discussed in her last post, outdoor play is crucial in a child’s development. (Read more here). So, it’s important to …

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List of Montessori Sensorial Activities and Materials by Age

Whether you are gearing up to send your child to a Montessori primary program, you are planning on Montessori homeschooling, or you are just curious about how Montessori works, you may be curious about Montessori sensorial activities and materials. In this article, you will learn about what sensorial materials and activities are used in the …

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How to Play The Montessori Silence Game

The Montessori silence game is a sensorial activity that is introduced in the primary age group (2.5-6) in Montessori schools. It is an activity that translates well to the home environment and can be a great calming activity, as well as a patience activity. In fact, the Silence Game can happen anywhere as a portable …

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The Montessori Sound Cylinders: Explanation, Presentation and Extensions

What are the Montessori Sound Cylinders? The Montessori Sound Cylinders are a traditional Montessori sensorial material presented in the primary age group. The cylinders come in a set of 2 boxes containing 6 cylinders each. The cylinders are color-coded red and blue for pairing. Each Montessori Sound Cylinder contains beads of varying sizes and amounts. …

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The Montessori Color Tablets: Explanation and Presentation

Learn about what the Montessori Color Tablets are and how to present them, including the extension activities. This can be done in a classroom setting or in your home. What are the Montessori Color Tablets? The Montessori color tablets are a traditional Montessori sensorial material and are a “fan favorite” in Montessori classrooms around the …

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Montessori Touch Boards: Explanation and Presentation

The Montessori Touch Boards are a sensorial material introduced in Montessori primary programs. This activity is introduced prior to the Sandpaper Letters or Sandpaper Globe, as it helps heighten a child’s sensitivity to different textures. The Montessori Touch Boards There are 4 rectangular touch boards in a proper set: Touch Board 1– two equal squares, …

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