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{{Infobox Lesson
 
{{Infobox Lesson
 
| Name          = Color Box 3
 
| Name          = Color Box 3
| Topic        = [[Sensorial]]
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| Topic        = Sensorial
| Subtopic      = [[Visual Discrimination of Color]]
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| Subtopic      = Visual Discrimination of Color
| Photo         = Color Box 3.jpg
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| image         = [[File:Color Box 3.jpg|320px]]
 
| Level        = [[Primary]]
 
| Level        = [[Primary]]
| Age          = 4 and older
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| Age          = 4+
| Preq_skills      = awareness of color
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| Preqs         = [[Color Box 2]]
| Preq_lessons         = [[Color Box 2]]
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| Materials     = Color Box 3 set of tablets
| Materials       = Color Box 3 set of tablets
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
 
Use of this material teaches the child visual discrimination of shades of color.
 
Use of this material teaches the child visual discrimination of shades of color.
 
This activity prepares the child for art activities.
 
This activity prepares the child for art activities.
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== Presentation ==
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# Take the box of tablets to a rug or table.
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#:[[Image:Color Box 3 1.JPG|280 px]]
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# Remove all the tablets of one color and lay them out randomly on the mat.
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#:[[Image:Color Box 3 2.JPG|280 px]]
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# Find the darkest and lightest tablets of that color.  Set them next to each other to point out the difference in the extremes.  Then replace them randomly back with the rest.
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#:[[Image:Color Box 3 3.JPG|280 px]]
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# Select the darkest of the tablets and place it in the top left corner of the mat.  Find the next darkest and place it next to the first.  Proceed in this manner until all the tiles of that color have been put in order.
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#:[[Image:Color Box 3 4.JPG|280 px]]
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# Repeat steps 2-4 with each of the other colors.
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#:[[Image:Color Box 3 5.JPG|280 px]]
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# When finished, replace the tiles back in the box in mixed up order within each color.
  
== Presentation ==
 
* Invite the child to the lesson.  Name the lesson.  Take the box of tablets to a rug or table.
 
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*
 
  
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===Video===
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Segment on Color Box 3 begins at 22:40.
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{{#widget:YouTube|id=e8jJ9HZWQ-0}}
  
 
== Points of Interest ==
 
== Points of Interest ==
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*making a rainbow
  
 
== Control of Error ==
 
== Control of Error ==
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the visual disharmony
  
 
== Variations and Extensions ==
 
== Variations and Extensions ==
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=== Variations ===
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A nice variation can be done at home with a large pack of markers (or crayons, or colored pencils) in which there are several shades of each color.<br> 
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[[Image:Markers 1.jpg|182 px]] [[Image:Markers 2.jpg|360 px]]<br>
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Source: [http://sporschool.blogspot.com/2009/10/colors.html Walk Beside Me]
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=== Extensions ===
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[[Image:Color Box 3 Ex.JPG|300px]]
  
 
== Language ==
 
== Language ==
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*dark, darker, darkest
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*light, lighter, lightest
  
 
== Material ==
 
== Material ==
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===Make Your Own===
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[[Category:Make_your_own]]
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*[[Media:Color Box 3.pdf | Printable Color Box 3]]
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*:[[Image:Color Box 3 pdf icon.jpg|link=http://montessorialbum.com/montessori/images/3/36/Color_Box_3.pdf|150 px]]
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*The tablets could be made by wrapping and gluing paper cut from paint samples around this pieces of wood:<br>
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*:[[File:Handmade Childhood color 1.jpg|270px]] [[File:Handmade Childhood color 2.jpg|270px]]<br>
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*:(For a more detailed description of how this was done see [http://ahandmadechildhood.blogspot.com/2010/01/montessori-color-spools.html A Handmade Childhood].)
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*Squares from paint samples are used in these color tablets as well.  They have been laminated and a wide edge of laminate has been left for the child to hold.
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*:[[File:Counting Coconuts color 1.JPG|300px]] [[File:Counting Coconuts color 2.JPG|250px]]
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*:Source: [http://countingcoconuts.blogspot.com/2012/03/diy-montessori-color-tablets.html Counting Coconuts]
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===Where to Buy===
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[http://www.adenamontessori.us/details.php?did=9 Adena] $23.32<br>
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[http://www.affordmontessori.com/product_details.asp?productcode=%27MSSE09B%27 Affordable Montessori Materials] $39.00 (wood)<br>
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[http://www.affordmontessori.com/product_details.asp?productcode=%27SE09A%27 Affordable Montessori Materials] $49.00 (plastic)<br>
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[http://www.affordmontessori.com/product_details.asp?productcode=%27SE09B%27 Affordable Montessori Materials] $54.00 (wood)<br>
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[http://www.montessoriresources.com/Color-Tablets-Box-3--P2106C5.aspx Albanesi] $146.00<br>
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[https://www.alisonsmontessori.com/Montessori_Color_Box_3_p/s08.htm Alison's] $95.00<br>
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[https://www.bruinsmontessori.com/itemdetails.php?item_id=12 Bruin's] $130.00<br>
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[http://www.montessorimaterials.com/products/third-box-colour-tablets E&O] $99.00<br>
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[http://www.etcmontessorionline.com/classic-montessori/hardwood-sensorial/third-box-of-color-tablets Etc Montessori] $340.00<br>
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[http://shop.hellowood.com/Color-Box-3-S8.htm Hello Wood] $129.00<br>
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[http://www.montessoriequipment.com/3rd-Color-Tablets-p/s.048.1.htm IFIT] $34.00 (plastic)<br>
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[http://www.montessoriequipment.com/3rd-Color-Tablets-p/s.006.1.htm IFIT] $25.00<br>
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[http://www.julianagroup.com/index.lasso?page=detail&Category=&SubCategory=Sensorial&NewItem=&Overstock=&Description=&skip=15 Juliana] $131.04<br>
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[http://www.julianagroup.com/index.lasso?page=detail&Category=&SubCategory=Sensorial&NewItem=&Overstock=&Description=&skip=12 Juliana] $212.94<br>
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[http://www.kidadvance.com/Color-Tablets-3rd-Box--12p.html Kid Advance] $34.99<br>
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[http://www.thematerialscompany.com/collections/sensorial/products/color-gradation-7-shades-of-9-colors Materials Co. of Boston] $120.00<br>
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[http://www.mindsetlearningtools.com/collections/casa/products/third-box-of-color-tablets-wooden-ends Mindset] $89.96<br>
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[http://www.mindsetlearningtools.com/collections/casa/products/colour-box-3 Mindset] $187.45<br>
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[http://www.montessoriconcepts.com/products.php?cat=Sensory Montessori Concepts] $30.00<br>
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[http://montessori-n-such.com/detail.aspx?ID=1187 Montessori N' Such] $45.00<br>
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[http://www.montessorioutlet.com/cgi-bin/item/510300150/5103/Montessori-Outlet-Color-Tablets-%283rd-Box%29 Montessori Outlet] $49.95<br>
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[http://www.montessoristores.com/html/new_product_view.asp?type=products&cat_id=1&id=140 Montessori Stores] $180.00<br>
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[https://leaderjoyusa.com/color-tablets-1st-box-made-of-plastic.html Leaderjoy Montessori Materials] $7.95<br>
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[https://www.thinkamajigs.com/colour-tablets-3/ Thinkamajigs] $51.95<br>
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[https://bestmontessoritoys.com/montessori-sensorial/127-montessori-color-tablet-3rd-box.html Best Montessori Toys] $22 (Montessori Color Tablet 3rd Box) <br>
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[https://merocomontessori.com/montessori-sensorial-materials/6-montessori-color-box-3.html Meroco Montessori] $25.5 (Color Tablet Box 3) <br>
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'''Set of Boxes 1, 2, & 3'''<br>
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[http://www.montessoriresources.com/Color-Tablets-The-Complete-Set-Boxes-1-2-and-3--P29C5.aspx Albanesi] $206.00<br>
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[https://leaderjoyusa.com/wooden-color-tablets-3rd-box.html Leaderjoy Montessori Materials] $113.95<br>
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== Further Reading ==
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*[[Basic Montessori: Learning Activities for Under-fives]] by David Gettman, pages 80-84
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*[[Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Pre-School Years]] by Elizabeth G. Hainstock, pages 61, 94

Latest revision as of 19:04, 18 July 2018

Color Box 3
Sensorial - Visual Discrimination of Color
Color Box 3.jpg
Level Primary
Age 4+
Prerequisites Color Box 2
Materials Color Box 3 set of tablets

Use of this material teaches the child visual discrimination of shades of color. This activity prepares the child for art activities.

Presentation

  1. Take the box of tablets to a rug or table.
    Color Box 3 1.JPG
  2. Remove all the tablets of one color and lay them out randomly on the mat.
    Color Box 3 2.JPG
  3. Find the darkest and lightest tablets of that color. Set them next to each other to point out the difference in the extremes. Then replace them randomly back with the rest.
    Color Box 3 3.JPG
  4. Select the darkest of the tablets and place it in the top left corner of the mat. Find the next darkest and place it next to the first. Proceed in this manner until all the tiles of that color have been put in order.
    Color Box 3 4.JPG
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 with each of the other colors.
    Color Box 3 5.JPG
  6. When finished, replace the tiles back in the box in mixed up order within each color.


Video

Segment on Color Box 3 begins at 22:40. {{#widget:YouTube|id=e8jJ9HZWQ-0}}

Points of Interest

  • making a rainbow

Control of Error

the visual disharmony

Variations and Extensions

Variations

A nice variation can be done at home with a large pack of markers (or crayons, or colored pencils) in which there are several shades of each color.
Markers 1.jpg Markers 2.jpg
Source: Walk Beside Me

Extensions

Color Box 3 Ex.JPG

Language

  • dark, darker, darkest
  • light, lighter, lightest

Material

Make Your Own

  • Printable Color Box 3
    Color Box 3 pdf icon.jpg
  • The tablets could be made by wrapping and gluing paper cut from paint samples around this pieces of wood:
    Handmade Childhood color 1.jpg Handmade Childhood color 2.jpg
    (For a more detailed description of how this was done see A Handmade Childhood.)
  • Squares from paint samples are used in these color tablets as well. They have been laminated and a wide edge of laminate has been left for the child to hold.
    Counting Coconuts color 1.JPG Counting Coconuts color 2.JPG
    Source: Counting Coconuts

Where to Buy

Adena $23.32
Affordable Montessori Materials $39.00 (wood)
Affordable Montessori Materials $49.00 (plastic)
Affordable Montessori Materials $54.00 (wood)
Albanesi $146.00
Alison's $95.00
Bruin's $130.00
E&O $99.00
Etc Montessori $340.00
Hello Wood $129.00
IFIT $34.00 (plastic)
IFIT $25.00
Juliana $131.04
Juliana $212.94
Kid Advance $34.99
Materials Co. of Boston $120.00
Mindset $89.96
Mindset $187.45
Montessori Concepts $30.00
Montessori N' Such $45.00
Montessori Outlet $49.95
Montessori Stores $180.00
Leaderjoy Montessori Materials $7.95
Thinkamajigs $51.95
Best Montessori Toys $22 (Montessori Color Tablet 3rd Box)
Meroco Montessori $25.5 (Color Tablet Box 3)

Set of Boxes 1, 2, & 3
Albanesi $206.00
Leaderjoy Montessori Materials $113.95

Further Reading