Hello, how are you today? I have been quiet busy with shifting my house and I am slacking a bit here on my blog. Nevertheless, my little boy doesn’t find it comfortable to play around with all the carton boxes spread across the house.
In my previous home, we used our open lower unit shelf as his Montessori shelf and here we do not have one. For time being our shoe rack is our new Montessori shelf till our pay day 🙂
We are working on our visual discrimination skills and this is a follow up post on that. Montessori inspired object to picture matching.
Why should one match objects to pictures?
Like I said before, this helps in developing their visual discrimination skills. You could read more about it here.
Move from concrete to abstract. . This is one of the beautiful theories of Montessori Method. First they play with objects (concrete), and then move to picture-object association and from there to abstract (picture to picture association). This concept comes in handy when they start polishing their mathematical skills and sensorial learning in the later years.
How does one match objects to pictures?
I made these vegetables and fruits cards which you can use like flash cards too. You can download these printables from here
Or you could photograph the objects you have already at home with a clean background and laminate them.
Here you go. This is how we did it.