What’s on our shelves – 25 month old (Part 1)

I’ve been meaning to do this post for a while and I’ve finally gotten round to it. But I’ll have to break it down into 3 parts. Here’s part one of what’s on our shelves at the moment.


20200421_205119


Grimm’s stacking bowls – These are beautiful materials for learning size discrimination. When used upside down you can stack them into a tower too.


20200421_205554


Threading discs – Useful for developing fine motor skills as well as very early foundations for learning sewing. I’ve repurposed the discs that came with our infant color matching material. You may recognise them from this post. The threading needle is from a beautiful Australian store called Let them play toys.


20200421_205724


1:1 object correspondence tray – Havvie loves counting and is starting to gain an interest in learning 1:1 correspondence (that is recognising one object can be counted as one number). I’ve used the Grapat cups with lids and some Grimms building rings. There’s 6 of each so there is an control of error built in, in that Havvie must put one ring in one cup and place a lid on each cup for it to match. This tray is a favourite at the moment and Havvie chooses this work at least a few times a day. We count each object as she places them in the cup. Sometimes when she accidentally places two rings in one cup she also corrects her mistake because she realises there must only be 1 ring in one cup.


20200421_205740


Object to object matching work – This is a language tray designed for building vocabulary as well as for the purpose of building visual discrimination skills. I’ve written about this matching work on a post here. You’ll notice this time the items aren’t identical but they are similar. This is an added level of complexity from her previous tray. This is another favourite as Havvie loves to explore each tool, as well as name and match what she sees.

Here’s Part Two of what’s on our shelves.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close