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The Montessori Touch Boards are a sensorial material brought in Montessori primary programs. The touch boards  are a Montessori Sensorial material in Montessori teachers training curriculum which are in particular used to refine a kid’s tactile sense, permitting them to determine among rough and smooth.This interest is brought preceding to the Sandpaper Letters or Sandpaper Globe, as it permits heighten a child’s sensitivity to awesome textures.

There are four square touch boards in a right set:

  • Touch Board 1– equal squares, one element tough and the alternative element smooth
  • Touch Board 2– ten strips, alternating amongst tough and smooth
  • Touch Board 3– five graded strips, slightly tough to very tough
  • Touch Board 4– 5 graded strips, slightly smooth to very smooth

Prior to supplying tactile activities, such as the touch board, it’s vital to ensure you and your infant have easy hands. Following hand washing, have your infant massages her fingertips and shakes her hands. These steps promote motion and sensitivity inside aspect the hands.

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Touch Board 1

  •  Place the board at the desk with sandpaper aspect to the left
  • Run your hands alongside the sandpaper aspect, pinnacle to bottom, and say “rough” (x2)
  • Run your hands alongside the clean aspect, pinnacle to bottom, and say “clean” (x2)
  • Invite your infant to the equal with every aspect, ensuring she maintains her hands inside the suitable rectangular even as announcing the word
  • Support the bottom of your infant’s wrist and ask her to the touch every aspect of the board lightly, then even greater lightly
  • Let her recognize she will be able to use this board while she likes.

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Touch Board 2

  • Place the board at the desk with the hard strip to the left
  • Run your arms alongside the primary hard strip, pinnacle to bottom, and say “hard” Run your arms alongside the primary clean strip, pinnacle to bottom, and say “clean”
  • Repeat this for each strip at the board Invite your baby to do the same, ensuring her arms live at the strip that corresponds with the word
  • Support the bottom of your baby’s wrist and ask her to the touch every strip at the board lightly, then even greater lightly
  • Let her recognize she will be able to use this board whilst she likes.

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Touch Boards 3 and 4

  • Touch Boards three and four must be delivered after the primary two, however on any other day.
  • Place the board at the desk with the least rough/clean strip to the left
  • Run your arms alongside the strips gently from pinnacle to bottom, saying “rough, rougher, rougher, rougher, roughest”/”clean, smoother, smoother, smoother, smoothest”
  • Invite your infant to do the same, ensuring her arms live at the strip that corresponds with the word
  • Support your infant’s wrist as she exerts various quantities of pressure Let her recognize she will use this board while she likes (forums are nevertheless delivered one at a time)

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