This lovely place-setting excercise is a great Sensorial precursor to a Practical Life tea-serving activity.
- Sharpen visual discrimination of gradations of size in series
- Develop visual discrimination of colors and patterns in sets
- Develop fine muscle coordination through careful manipulation of small porcelain objects
- Develop sense of order, concentration, and independence
(Activity displayed at a PNMA Spring Sharing Fair in Seattle, WA)
Sylvia Muccillo, UMA Teacher Trainer and long-time owner/director of Peachtree City Montessori School (near Atlanta, Georgia), shares a few photos of the beautiful outdoor extension of her equally beautiful indoor classroom. Click on the photo, below, to see photos on the United Montessori Association Facebook Page.
Here's a creative idea for the Sensorial area of the Montessori environment.
...In the classroom or home!
Photographed (TJS) at the PNMA Spring Sharing Fair, Bellevue Montessori School, WA.
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Thanksgiving will soon be here!
To help inculcate a spirit of thankfulness, here is a personalized and meaningful activity which you can create either at home or in the classroom. This can be a family or community activity, or also done individually. Click on the picture and you will be directed to the Family Education website.