- Drawer 1: orbiculate, linear, deltoid
- Drawer 2: ovate, lanceolate, elliptical, obovate, reniform, spatulate
- Drawer 3: cordate, hastate, sagittate, obcordate, acerose/acicular
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- Visual Discrimination of Natural Forms
- Invite the child to the presentation.
- Walk to the Botany Cabinet. In the first presentation, work with three contrasting leaf figures and fill the other three spaces with yellow blanks.
- Show the child how to carry the tray with two hands on either ends of the tray. Allow the child to choose a table to work.
- Sit on the right side of the child if you are right-handed.
- Pick up the shape in the far left side corner of the tray. Use your left hand thumb, index and middle fingers to hold the knob of the leaf shape.
- Turn the shape upside down to face you. With your right hand, grasp the wooden stick (hold in a pencil grip).
- Trace around the leaf shape in a clockwise direction. Do this several times slowly and precisely.
- When you are finished tracing around the shape, place it on the table.
- Use your wooden stick to trace around the shape's inset in the tray. Trace in a counterclockwise direction. Do this several times slowly and precisely.
- Put your wooden stick down on the table and place the leaf shape back its inset.
- Repeat the with the rest of the shapes in the tray.
- When you are finished, return to the shelf in the same manner you retrieved it.