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

  1. step one
    Knobless Cylinders 1.JPG
  2. next step
    Knobless Cylinders 2.JPG Knobless Cylinders 3.JPG
  3. next step
    Knobless Cylinders 4.JPG
  4. next step
    Knobless Cylinders 5.JPG
  5. next step
    Knobless Cylinders 6.JPG
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    Knobless Cylinders 7.JPG
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    Knobless Cylinders 8.JPG Knobless Cylinders 9.JPG Knobless Cylinders 10.JPG
  8. next step
    Knobless Cylinders 11.JPG Knobless Cylinders 12.JPG Knobless Cylinders 13.JPG

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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Where to Buy

Prices and links checked: 07 October 2020

Knobless Cylinders
Store Price
Adena $62.69
Affordable Montessori $69.00
Alison's $84.00
Alison's $150.00
Bruins $185.00
E & O $130.50
Hello Wood
painted
$208.00
Hello Wood
stained
$214.00
Hello Wood
yellow only - painted
$56.00
Hello Wood
yellow only - stained
$58.00
Hello Wood
red only - painted
$56.00
Hello Wood
red only - stained
$58.00
Hello Wood
green only - painted
$56.00
Hello Wood
green only - stained
$58.00
Hello Wood
blue only - painted
$56.00
Hello Wood
blue only - stained
$58.00
IFIT $60.00
Kid Advance $64.99
Leader Joy $72.95
Materials Co. of Boston
red only
$32.00
Materials Co. of Boston
yellow only
$32.00
Materials Co. of Boston
green only
$32.00
Materials Co. of Boston
blue only
$32.00
Montessori Outlet $84.95
Nienhuis $149.93
Pink Montessori $55.89
Thinkamajigs $64.95
Replacement Cylinders
Store Price
Hello Wood
yellow
$6.00
Hello Wood
red
$6.00
Hello Wood
green
$6.00
Hello Wood
blue
$6.00
Nienhuis
approximate, prices vary
$5.30