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 Sensorial

Weight Bottles
S1. Weight Bottles
Description
Match weight bottles in pairs/Arrange in increasing or decreasing weight
Purpose
To develop sense of weight
Buy/DIY materials
Buy

Sound Bottles
S2. Sound Bottles
Description
Match sound bottles in pairs
Purpose
To develop sensitivity of the auditory sense
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (film bottles with rice / salt / pasta ... etc)

Scent Bottles Scent Bottles - bottom
S3. Scent Bottles
Description
Match scent bottles in pairs
Purpose
To develop olfactory sense & awareness of different & like smells
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (film bottles with different types of herbs/tea leaves...etc)

Thermal BottlesThermal Bottles - bottom
S4. Thermal Bottles
Description
Match thermal bottles in pair
Purpose
To develop tactile sense & distinguish similar & dis-similar temperatures
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (film bottles, add water with different temperature just before play)

Touch & Match
S5. Touch & Match
Description
Touch and Match materials with different textures
Purpose
To develop tactile sense
Buy/DIY materials
Buy
Brand: Child Friend Wood Toy or Child Friend Wood Toys

Fabric Basket
S6. Fabric Basket
Description
Match textured fabrics
Purpose
To develop & refine tactile sense
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (pieces of different textured fabrics in pairs)

Rough & Smooth Board
S7. Rough & Smooth Board
Description
Feel rough & smooth sandpaper
Purpose
To refine tactile sense & develop the light touch necessary to writing
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (Balsa Wood, Cardboard, Sandpaper)

Tower
S8. Tower
Description
Build Tower from largest to smallest cubes
Purpose
Develop coordination of movement and visual & tactile perception of dimensions
Buy/DIY materials
Buy (blocks of gradated size)

Puzzle
S9. Puzzle I
Description
Recognition of gradation of colors and different dimensions / tallness
Purpose
Develop hand-eye coordination and dexterity
Recognition of gradation of colors and different dimensions / tallness
Buy/DIY materials
Buy
Brands:Plantoys

Puzzle
S10. Puzzle II
Description
Recognition of different shapes / colors / tallness
Purpose
Develop hand-eye coordination and dexterity. Recognition of different shapes / colors / tallness
Buy/DIY materials
Buy

Geometric solids
S11. Geometric solids
Description
Introduction to different geometric solids
Purpose
To learn different geometric solids
Buy/DIY materials
Buy

geometric shapes
S12. Geometric shapes
Description
Make their own shapes
Purpose
To learn making different shapes
Buy/DIY materials
Buy (geoboard, plastic band)

Geometric Insets
S13. Geometric Insets
Description
Trace and learn shapes
Purpose
To learn different shapes
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (cardboard, pins as knobs)

Geometric Shapes
S14. Geometric Shapes
Description
Present shapes & arrange each shape from largest to smallest
Purpose
To learn geometric forms and awareness of gradations
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (balsa wood & cardboard)

Color Tablets
S15. Color Tablets
Description
Color matching & arrange tablets in gradation of colors
Purpose
Develop color appreciation and sensitivity to the harmony of color
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (paint color samples, cardboard/any hard backing)

Button Game
S16. Button Game
Description
Sort & count colored buttons
Purpose
Differentiate between colors
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (tray with slots, color buttons)

Naming the color
S17. Naming the color
Description
Present color circles with name to child
Purpose
To associate the name with the color it represents
Buy/DIY materials
DIY (cardboard & labels)

Cylinder Insets
S18. Cylinder Insets
Description

Block A: same height, different diameter
Block B: same diameter length decreases
Block C: diameter decreases, length decreases
Block D: diameter increases, length decreases
Remove cylinders & replace by blocks, then do 2, 3 & 4 blocks together and eventually do exercise blindfold.

Purpose
Visual and tactile education of differing dimensions.
Buy/DIY materials
Buy
Available stores list:
1. Constructive Playthings US$48.95 search on "cylinder blocks"
2. Dishes&Decor US$41.25(special!) search on "sorting cylinder"
3. ECMD US$24.85 seach on "sorting cylinder"
Postage cost depends, please check yourself
4. Manfield Montessori Equipment (HK) Knobbed Cylinder (Complete set of 4 blocks) HK$1,240

Pink Tower
S19. Pink Tower
Description
Ten solid wooden cubes varying in size from 1 cubic centimeter to 1 cubic decimeter.
Purpose
Visual and muscular perception of dimension leading to an abstract
understanding of size.
Perfection of hand movements.
Preparation for mathematics.
Preparation for cube root.
Buy/DIY materials
DIY. Made from cardboards & wrap with pink art paper. However, as the cubes were not exactly cubes, it's making them harder to stack up towards the top.

Brown Stairs
S20. Brown Stairs
Description
Ten, brown, wooden prisms all the same length but varying height and width from 1 centimeter to 10 centimeters (or one decimeter squared). The end faces represent the squares of the numbers one through ten.
Purpose
Visual and muscular perception of dimension.
Demonstrates the relationship and difference between the squares of the numbers 1 to 10.
Buy/DIY materials
DIY. Made from cardboards & wrap with brown art paper.

Geometric Insets Geometric Insets
S21. Geometric Insets
Description
Ten geometric insets.
Purpose
To develop good eye-hand coordination and control.
Buy/DIY materials
Buy.
DIY board to fit insets for tracing

object matching S22. Object Matching
Description
Match wrench to photocopy of objects
Purpose
Visual perception of shape/dimension.
Buy/DIY materials
Buy.

red rods
S23. Red Rods
Description
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Purpose
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Buy/DIY materials
Cut from balsa wood

geometric cabinet presentation tray
S24. Geometric cabinet with presentation tray
Description
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Purpose
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Buy/DIY materials
Made from balsa wood, cardboard & foamboard.

geometric form cards
S25. Geometric form cards
Description
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Purpose
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Buy/DIY materials
Geometric form card box made from balsa wood. Prepare shapes on A4 paper & laminate.

natural tower
S26. Natural Tower
Description
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Purpose
Click for info from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen's On-Line Montessori Albums
Buy/DIY materials
Buy from Gummylump

pressure recognition tubes
S27. Pressure recognition tubes
Description
To match the red tube with the blue tube of the same pressure to make up the 6 pairs of tubes
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
Buy from Gummylump

cylinder blocks
S28. Cylinder Blocks
Description
MWEI
Purpose
MWEI
Buy/DIY materials
Buy

knobless cylinders knobless cylinders
S29. Knobless Cylinders
Description
MWEI
Purpose
MWEI
Buy/DIY materials
Buy

rough gradation tablets
S30. Rough Gradation Tablets
Description
MWEI
Purpose
MWEI
Buy/DIY materials
DIY. Snadpaper of different grades stick on laminated cards.

Knobless Cylinders  Extension Knobless Cylinders  Extension
S31. Knobless Cylinders Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

knobless cylinder (red) extension
S32.Knobless Cylinder (red) Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

knobless cylinder (blue) extension knobless cylinder (blue) extension
S33. Knobless Cylinder (blue) Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

knobless cylinder (green) extension knobless cylinder (green) extension
S34. Knobless Cylinder (green) Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

Knobless Cylinder (yellow) Extension
S35. Knobless Cylinder (yellow) Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

Knobbed
      Cylinder Extension
S36. Knobbed Cylinder Extension
Description
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.

Knobbed
      Cylinder Extension
S37. Beading (blindfolded)
Description
Beading blindfolded.
Purpose
Buy/DIY materials
DIY.