Natural Wooden Montessori Materials and Educational Toys Crafted in the USA

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Cylinder Blocks

-Remove the cylinders in random order and place them in random order in front of the block. Select a cylinder and insert it in the correct hole. Repeat with the remaining cylinders.
-Remove the cylinders in random order and place them in random order in front of the block. Grade the cylinders in front of the block, so that each cylinder is in front of the correct hole. Check yourself by inserting each cylinder into the hole behind it.
-Sort the cylinders by size, then stack the cylinders in order, centering each cylinder.
-Sort the cylinders by size, then stack the cylinders in reverse order.
-Introduce language: thick and thin
-Do with your eyes closed!

Multiple Sets of Cylinder Blocks

-Start with any combination of 2 Cylinder Blocks. Remove all the cylinders, placing them in random order between the blocks. Select a cylinder and insert it in the correct hole. Repeat with the remaining cylinders so that the cylinders are all the same height.
-Try any combination of 3 Cylinder Blocks at the same time.
-Try all 4 Cylinder Blocks at once.
-Starting with any combination of 2 Cylinder Blocks, remove the cylinders in random order and place them in random order between the blocks. Grade the cylinders beside each block, so that each cylinder is beside the correct hole. Check yourself by inserting each cylinder into the hole beside it.
-Try any combination of 3 Cylinder Blocks at the same time.
-Try all 4 Cylinder Blocks at once.
-Starting with any combination of 2 Cylinder Blocks, sort the cylinders by size, then stack the cylinders in order, centering each cylinder.
-Try any combination of 3 Cylinder Blocks at the same time.
-Try all 4 Cylinder Blocks at once.
-Starting with any combination of 2 Cylinder Blocks, sort the cylinders by size, then stack the cylinders in reverse order.
-Try any combination of 3 Cylinder Blocks at the same time.
-Try all 4 Cylinder Blocks at once.
-Try each exercise with your eyes closed!