Geometric Solids with Bases

From Montessori Album
Geometric Solids
Sensorial - Visual Discrimination of Form
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LevelPrimary
Age3.5 - 6
PrerequisitesGeometric Solids
MaterialsTen geometric solids:
sphere
cube
cone
cylinder
ovoid
ellipsoid
rectangular prism
triangular prism
square based pyramid
triangular based pyramid
Flat shapes:
circle
square
equilateral triangle
rectangle
isosceles triangle

Use of this material makes the child familiar with 3 dimensional geometric shapes and teaches their names. This activity prepares the child for geometry.

Presentation

  1. Step one
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  2. Step two
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  3. Step three
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  4. Step four
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  5. Step five
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  6. Step six
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Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

  • Use the shapes in the mystery bag
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Material

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