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What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child

Material Math
Numeration Number rods Sandpaper numbers Spindle box w/ 45 spindles Numeral line Cards & counters Memory game Decimal System/Operations 1-9000 small and large numeral cards Golden beads 10 squares, wooden for banking 100 squares, wooden for banking 1000 squares, wooden for banking Linear Counting Short bead stair Bead stair sets, 1-10 w/ wooden box Bead chains for cubing Bead chains for squaring 100 board w/ tiles Teen boards w/ storage Ten boards w/ storage Stamp game Memorization & Abstraction Addition strip board Multiplication board



Learning quantity 1-10, intro to the sequence of numbers Teach recognition of written symbols and how to form them Introduction of zero, sequence of numbers 0-9 Learning to count 0-9, arrange numerals in sequence Recognition of numbers 1-10, visual impression of odd and even numbers Development of memory retention of quantity, internalization of numeration Acquaint child with written form of units, tens, hundreds, and thousands Visual impression of units, tens, hundreds, and thousands; enables child to see feel, and experience math problems concretely

Counting by one, preparation for abstraction Introduce skip counting, increase ability to rote count Preparation for skill counting, preparation for multiplication To develop memory for numerals 1-100, reinforce rote counting 1-100 Learn names and sequence of 11-99 and associate names with quantities Uses concrete material for manipulation of the four operations (+, x, ÷, -) Presentation of basic addition facts, analysis of number Understanding and memorization of multiplication facts

develop the understanding of shapes and their relationship together . wooden Geometry Geometric solids Geometric cabinet Constructive Triangles p. discrimination of form. develops geometry vocabulary Refine the visual sense. hours.2 Purpose Memorization of basic addition facts Memorization of basic multiplication facts Memorization of basic subtraction facts Presentation of basic subtraction facts in concrete form Understanding the process of division. presentation of basic division equations Memorization of basic division facts Preparation for addition. reinforcement of exchanging. and minutes Develop concept of shapes Develop visual memory of shapes.What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Material Addition charts Multiplication charts Subtraction charts Subtraction strip board Division board Division charts Positive Snake game Fractions Fraction insets Fraction game w/ 12 cards & 2 controls Fraction puzzle Fraction skittles Time/Money Clock. research of ten Expore concept of fractional differences Reinforce concept of fractions Introduce concept of dividing whole into parts Introduce concept of time.

wooden Farm. stimulate oral language development Support ability to perceive likenesses/ differences.3 Supports sensitive period for language Develop skill to match visually Support vocabulary development Develop visual ability to follow pattern and discriminate patterns Support development of ability to sequence. muscular memory of the forms of the letters. and spelling Child learns and then strengthens pencil grip while studying geometric designs and color combinations Support child in the phonetic reading process Develop and support the child in the early decoding process Support the child in decoding and isolating the vowel for reading awareness Expose the child to words that must be memorized for reading fluency Expose the child to the most common irregularities in the English language Practice in the study words and their construction Introduce basic concepts of grammar Uses objects to identify and develop grammar awareness . #2 Grammar Grammar symbols w/ box. sets #1. writing. develop skill to sort items into categories Recognition of forms by touch and sight.letter phonics cards phonics cards with red vowels and reading strips puzzle words with sentence strips phonogram books compound words. preparation for writing Analysis of words as a preparation for reading. knowledge of sounds of the letters. small p.What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Handwriting/Language – Early Language Matching cards Labeling cards Patterning cards Sequencing cards Classification cards Key Sounds Sandpaper letters Moveable Alphabet Moveable alphabet Mechanical Writing Metal insets Reading Phonetic practice readers series Spectrum Materials 3-letter phonics cards 4.

thick. thin. further develop the concept of weight Further develop the tactile sense through temperatures Develops visual memory of shapes. narrow) prisms represent squares of numbers 1-10 Develop sequence of progression.4 Sensorial materials are designed to help children develop discrimination abilities and Discrimination between heights. further develop concept of textures Develop concept of pressures Develop tactile sense. tall. discrimination of form. further develop the concept of rough / smooth Develop tactile sense. short) Chromatic awareness. preparation for writing Refine the tactile sense. vocabulary) large. introduce concept of long and short Discrimination of dimensions. deep. broad.What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Sensorial Visual Discrimination Pink tower p. control (also – cubes represent the cubes of the numbers 1-10) Discrimination of thickness. expanded vocabulary (thick. discrimination between the shade gradations Training ears to listen carefully and distinguish between slightly different sounds Develop tactile sense. think shallow. develops pencil grip. use of pencil grip. develops vocabulary of geometry Develop the concept of distinction through touch Develop the understanding of the cube and power of two Three-dimensional puzzle whose pieces represent the binomial equation (a +b)3 Brown stair Red rods Knobbed cylinder blocks Chromatic Discrimination Color boxes Auditory Sense Sound cylinders Tactile Materials Fabric matching set Pressure cylinders set ? Touch tablets w/ box Rough/smooth boards Baric tablets w/ box Thermic tablets w/ box Discrimination of Form Geometric cabinet Mystery bag w/ small geometric shapes Monomial cube Binomial cube . small. vocabulary of colors.

What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Trinomial cube Olfactory Sense Smelling bottles set Gustatory Sense Tasting bottle set p. and World maps Continent globe (sandpaper) Continent globe (color-coded) Land & water 3-part cards Land & water forms Physical/Earth Science Magnet/non-magentic comparison Living/non-living comparison Planet cards Zoology Parts of the animals 3-part cards Parts of the animals books Parts of the person 3-part cards Parts of the animals puzzle Identify the different parts of each animal through concrete representation . countries.5 Three-dimensional puzzle whose pieces represent the binomial equation (a +b + c)3 Develop and refine the sense of smell Develop and refine the sense of taste Identify the flags of North America Expose the child to pictures of life from around the world To identify and visually discriminate the seven continents To recognize and identify different animals from around the world Recognize and identify the different biomes of the world To recognize and identify birds around the world Learn to recognize continents. smooth = water) Introduction to vocabulary and concept of “continent” Learn to recognize and identify different land forms Discriminate between magnetic and non-magnetic objects Recognize the difference between living and non-living organisms Recognize the different plants Cultural Flags of North America w/ stand Continent pictures Continent 3-part cards Animals 3-part cards for each continent Biomes 3-part cards for each continent World bird cards Geography Continent. and states Introduction to earth as land and water (rough = land. US.

What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Botany Botany cabinet w/ cards Parts of the plants 3-part cards Parts of the plants books Parts of the flower puzzle p.6 Develop visual memory of leaf shapes. discrimination of form Identify the different parts of a flower .

windows. floor. following sequence of directions. etc. hands.) Polishing (silver.What The Montessori Materials Do For Your Child Practical Life Pouring activities Washing (tables. muscular control. following set pattern to obtain desired results Independent care of person . shoe. development of carefulness in movements and concentration Development of concentration and control of movement. glass. preparation for writing Care of self and environment.7 Builds strength in thumb and fingers for writing. etc.) Dressing frames p.