The child sees the individual components of the various animals in the puzzles and learns to name them. Biological relationships can thus be understood.
The sitting boards are presented to the child, along with the puzzle pieces. The task of the child is to put in the puzzle pieces and to name them.
Application, advantages, areas of application for this Montessori material:
- Understanding biological relationships
- Recognize animal body parts
- Motessori material for children from 3 years
Scope of the Montessori material on biology:
1 wooden horse puzzle, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 wooden bird puzzle, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 wooden frog puzzle, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 wooden fish puzzle, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 wooden turtle puzzle, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 storage box with compartments, wood
Instructions for the Montessori animal puzzles
The child picks out one of the animal puzzles.
One after the other, the puzzle segments are removed from the base plate and
then reinserted .
Now one of the segments is taken out of the plate by the adult, drawn around with the finger and named (e.g. this is the wing, this is the armor ...).
Here you can also work with the 3-step lesson:
Depending on the age of the child, two or more puzzle segments are taken out and placed in front of the child.
1st stage: This is
This is the dorsal fin, This is the shell ...
2nd stage: Show me
where is the dorsal fin? ...
3rd stage: What is it?
What is it ?, What is it called ?, What is it called?
The individual animal segments are taken out, placed on a sheet of paper, drawn around with colored pencil and colored in.
Older children can transfer the animal onto the sheet and then label the individual segments with the appropriate names (dorsal fin, ventral fin ...).