Tuesday 29 March 2011


Montessori Activity: Inside & Outside Sensory Box

Age: From 1 year old

Activity Duration: 5 minutes

Preparation Time: 3 minutes


1. To stimulate and develop the 5 senses.
2. To introduce the opposite concept of inside and outside.


1. 1 transparent storage box approx. 40 x 30 x 16cm
2. 1 teddy bear
3. 1 flash card with the same concept (optional)


1. Place the teddy bear in the box together with the picture of flash card.

2. Say to your child, "the teddy bear is in the box."

3. Then place the teddy bear together with the picture of flash card outside the box.

4. Say to your child, "the teddy bear is now outside the box."

5. Repeat a few times, but stop when your child loses interest.


Teddy bear: 5 DKK (1.20 SGD) from flea market
Storage box: 100 DKK (24 SGD) for 3 in Jysk
Chinese flash cards from Singapore Popular Bookstore in Bras Basah

Additional Information:

To make the concept taught in the picture flash card more concrete, create it real life and let your child see, touch and feel it.

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