27 Jun

The Color Tablets

The child's first introduction to color is a box containing six tablets--two red, two blue and two yellow. All the other tablets are the same size, shape and texture. They differ only in highly contrasting color. In this exercise, the child pairs the tablets and learns...
09 Jun

Sensorial Exercises

A young child meets the world around him through the constant use of all his senses. The sensor puts him or her in touch with his or her environment, his or her group and his or her time. Since he or she quite naturally used all his or her...
14 May

Sandpaper Letters

The child meets the alphabetical symbols by using the sandpaper letters. Each letter of the alphabet is outlined in sandpaper on an individual card, the vowels on blue and the consonants on red. The teacher shows the child how to trace the letter with two fingers following the same direction in which the symbol is normally written.
07 May

Writing Preparation

Part five of our blog series about sensorial Montessori curriculum focuses on writing preparation. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom, which increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings. This week we present the Preparation for Writing:
30 Apr

Sound Boxes

In this blog about sensorial Montessori curriculum we present Sound Boxes. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom, which increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
23 Apr

The Red Rods

This is part three of a multi part blog about sensorial Montessori curriculum. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom that increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
20 Apr

The Brown Stairs

This is part two of a multi part blog about sensorial Montessori curriculum. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom that increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
25 Feb

The Pink Tower

Sensorial Materials in the Montessori Classroom - Part 1 At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom that increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
20 Sep

The Color Tablets & Grading the Colors

The Color Tablets The child’s first introduction to color is a box containing six tablets - two red, two blue and two yellow. All the other tablets are the same size, shape and texture. They differ only in highly contrasting color.
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