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Montessori Activities: Searching in Boxes



OVERVIEW


Prep time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy Peasy

Estimated Cost: All home-based objects

Mess level: Non





What you need

Different boxes:

  • Plastic container

  • Shoe box

  • Storage bin

  • Jewelry box

  • Gift box

Different objects:

  • Cars

  • Lego

  • Figurines... anything basically that you have int he home that is child safe.

Way to adapt


You can also use this as a memory game, place the object back in the box and ask your child to remember what it was.


Instructions:


For this one, look for boxes around your house that have different closing mechanisms, and put a toy/object in each one. You then encourage your baby/child to look for the toy, you can shake the box or open it to show what’s inside to get the child interested.


Benefits:


This activity is great for motor skills development and for teaching object permanence.

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