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Transferring and Sorting Practical Life Exercises

Quick Overview

Choose from the available options to create your own activities or follow our recommendations below.


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Mini Ceramic Creamer Jug (110ml)
£2.79
Small Ceramic Creamer Jug (260ml)
£2.99
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Tea Strainer Sieve (7cm)
£1.49
Mini 7cm Wooden Scoop
£1.39
Small 10cm Wooden Scoop
£1.99
Round 4 Compartment Sorting Tray with Counters
£9.99
2 Compartment Sorting Board
£11.99
3 Compartment Sorting Tray
£8.49
4 Compartment Sorting Tray

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Wooden Tongs
£1.29
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Giant Tweezers
£1.79
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Tweezer Tongs
£3.99
100 Lacing Beads in a Wooden Box
£14.99
Chunky Lacing Beads
£8.99
Pack of 90 Assorted Large Buttons
£9.99
Training Chopsticks
£2.99
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Small Non-slip Tray
£3.99
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Small Wooden Tray
£7.49

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Wooden Bowl
£1.00
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Small Ceramic Bowl
£1.99
Single 300ml Weck Bowl Jar. Model 750 with glass lid
£2.99
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Small Wooden Tray
£7.49
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Set of 250 Coloured Sorting Counters
£12.99
40 Coloured Wooden Counters for sorting
£3.49
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A transferring activity for the Practical Life area, which can be presented as described below, or to augment your existing activites.  Choose from the available options to create your own activities or follow our recommendations below:

Suggestions

1 Simple Sorting  sorting tray, with coloured counters  [These items included by default]

Using the pincer grip sort the counters into different sections. (can also be done with various objects and smaller grains and pulses, or using tweezers)

 

2 Sorting with tongs

Tongs, (beads, cotton balls, buttons, shells etc), sorting tray

Use the tongs to pick up the beads and sort into the sections by size/colour/shape/type

 

3 Sorting with Tweezers

Tweezers, (beads, grains), sorting tray

Use the tongs to pick up the beads and sort into the sections by size/colour/shape/type

 

4 Sorting with Chopsticks

Training chopsticks, (coloured corn puffs), sorting tray

Use the chopsticks to pick up the puffs and sort by colour

 

5 Sorting with Chopsticks

Training chopsticks, (coloured corn puffs), sorting tray

Use the chopsticks to pick up the puffs and sort by colour

 

 

Suggestions for additional items needed: beads, dried beans, lentils, macaroni, coriander seeds, coffee beans, corn puffs, rice, pebbles, shells

Of course, these are only suggested activities and you can mix and match the items as you wish. We'd love to see your own ideas.

Get inspired for alternative activities with videos and photos here.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This pack contains real kitchen items not toys, some of which are made from glass. They are only for use under the supervision of an adult, and you should assess the risk posed each time they are used. WARNING: Not suitable for 0-3 years - Small Parts: Choking hazard.

 

 

Useful Links

Instructions Instructions: http://www.infomontessori.com/sensorial/stereognostic-sense-sorting-trays.htm
Video Instructions Instructions: http://www.absorbentminds.co.uk/transferring-ideas
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