AGE3 years approx.
MATERIALS3 sets of 3 identical wooden tablets. Each set of tablets is made from a different kind of wood, so that the tablets in one set weigh about 9 grams, the next set weighs about 18 grams and the last set weighs about 27 grams. All the tablets are exactly the same size and shape.
DIRECT AIMTo help awaken and refine the child’s baric sense.
INDIRECT AIMTo aid the child’s fine motor by cultivating a lightness of touch.
To prepare the child for writing.
Discrimination and judgement.