Knobless Cylinders

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Knobless Cylinders
Sensorial - Visual Discrimination of Size
Knobless Cylinders.jpg
LevelPrimary
Age2.5 - 4.5
PrerequisitesKnobbed Cylinders
Materialsset 1 of Knobbless Cylinders (red)
set 2 of Knobbless Cylinders (yellow)
set 3 of Knobbless Cylinders (green)
set 4 of Knobbless Cylinders (blue)

Use of this material teaches the child visual discrimination of size.

Presentation

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The other sets of cylinders should be ordered as shown:
Knobless Cylinders yellow.JPG Knobless Cylinders green.JPG Knobless Cylinders blue.JPG

Video

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

  • The cylinders could be built vertically

Knobless Cylinders ex red.JPG Knobless Cylinders ex yel.JPG Knobless Cylinders ex grn.JPG Knobless Cylinders ex blue.JPG

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Material

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Replacement Cylinders
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