AGE2 ½ years approx.
MATERIALS10 pink wooden cubes varying in size from one cubic cm. To one cubic decimeter.
DIRECT AIMTo develop the child’s visual perception of dimension.
INDIRECT AIMTo develop the child’s co-ordination of movement.
To provide controlled experiences of seriation particularly working with the cube which is important in Maths.
To give the child basic language important in Maths.
To strengthen the child’s hands for writing.
Game 1The Montessori Directress hides one of the cubes and the child says which one is missing.
CONTROL OF ERRORThe tower will topple.
The child may see the irregular pattern when he walks around the tower.