The child sees the individual components of a plant in the puzzles and learns to name them. It collects knowledge about biological relationships. Due to their shape, the puzzle pieces can only be inserted into the correct recesses. Incorrect insertion is thus excluded.
Application, advantages, areas of application for this Montessori material:
Scope of the Montessori material on biology:
1 puzzle tree, wood, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 puzzle sheet, wood, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 puzzle blossom, wood, approx. 24 x 24 cm
1 storage box with compartments
Instructions for the Montessori plant puzzles
The child picks out one of the plant puzzles.
One after the other, the puzzle segments are removed from the base plate and
The adult then takes one of the segments out of the plate, draws a finger around it and gives it a name (e.g. this is the root, this is the trunk ...).
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.
e.g. tree puzzle: root, trunk, branch
1st stage: This is
This is the root, This is the trunk ...
2nd stage: Show me
where is the trunk ?, Please put the branch on the window sill ...
3. Level: What is it?
What is it ?, What is this part of the plant called ?, What is it called?
The individual plant segments are taken out, placed on a sheet, drawn around with colored pencil and colored in.
Older children can transfer the plant to the leaf and then label the individual segments with the appropriate names (stem, stem, flower ...).