Thursday, 29 June 2017

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Montessori Activity: Elderflower Sensory Box


Age: From 1 year old

Activity Duration: 5-10 minutes

Objective(s):
1. To stimulate and develop the sense of smell and touch.

Materials:
1. 1 transparent storage box approx. 40 x 30 x 16cm
2. Some elderflowers

Directions:

1. Simply place the elderflowers in the box.

2. Let your child touch and feel the texture of elderflowers, hold them and smell them.

3. Describe the feeling, the touch and the name of the sensation to your child, for example, ask your child doesn't the flowers smell good.

Additional Information:
29 June 2017 (1Y1M13D): We plucked some elderflowers off a main road side. As it is polluted by the traffic and not suited to make into elderfower cordial, I decided to use them for the sensory box for Baby FECS.

Before I made this sensory box, she was very eager to play with these flowers from those we plucked from non-polluted trees. When I finally made this for her the following day for her to play to her heart's content, after touching and taking out some of the flowers, she quickly lost interest... the novelty was perhaps lost already.... grrrhhhh!!!

References: 

http://nurturingnaters.blogspot.com/search?q=sensory

 29 June 2017 (1Y1M13D)

29 June 2017 (1Y1M13D)

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