geometric-figures

Geometric figures are Montessori sensorial materials in Montessori teachers training curriculum. Invite a toddler to take part withinside the lesson. Have the kid unroll a mat, then carry him over to the proper shelf. Show him the field and feature him carry it over to the mat. Have the kid area the field close to the proper aspect of the mat. Have the kid take a seat down close to the left aspect of the mat and also you take a seat down to the kid’s proper.

geometric-figures

Building

– Informally introduce the field to the kid via way of means of giving the work name and displaying the 3 layers of the field.

– Choose one layer to paintings with and from the layer, take out one of the 3 units and area them randomly onto the mat (nonetheless at the proper aspect of the mat).

– Close the field and pass it to the pinnacle proper nook of the mat.

– Grade the form (for instance the square) from biggest to smallest however constantly retaining the equal degree for the base. (As proven on the following page)

– Mix all ten of the only form and feature the kid grade them simply as turned into proven. – Mix the 10 of the form again.

– Build the shapes in a grading way however this time concentrically. (As proven underneath)

– Tell the kid that all of them have the equal centers.

– Mix the shapes and feature the kid grade as turned into simply proven.

– Show the kid the way to positioned them away via way of means of changing it withinside the field however via way of means of retaining the lowest proper nook of every form withinside the backside proper nook of the field.

geometric-figures

Exercises

Exercise 1

The toddler works for my part with any of the shapes withinside the equal way as turned into proven all through the presentation.

Exercise 2

The toddler is proven the way to paintings with shapes at a time. This may be very comparable as whilst running with shapes: Begin via way of means of constructing each via way of means of grading however one underneath the alternative. Then area each different of the 2 shapes concentrically. Then update the 2 shapes withinside the field.

Exercise 3

The toddler is proven the way to paintings with shapes at a time however in a similarly way than in Exercise 2. Begin via way of means of grading them each one underneath the alternative. Then area the biggest of one of the shapes on pinnacle of the biggest of the alternative form. Repeat for each form, constantly putting the following length down of 1 form on the proper different form. The toddler is then allowed to paintings with some other mixture of shapes. Here are some examples of what the kid can be capable of create the use of of the shapes.

geometric-figures

Direct

To similarly the kid’s enjoy with shapes (aircraft figures). Preparation for decorative geometry.

Indirect

Preparation for knowledge the connection among aircraft figures.

Control of Error

Partly withinside the material (visual).

Age

four years

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