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Color Box 1


 A box with a lid that contains 3 pairs of color tablets: red, blue and yellow.

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  • To Refine the Chromatic Sense
  • Invite the child to the presentation. "Today I am going to show you Color Box 1." 
  • Show the child how to carry the box with two hands, supporting the base of the box and the top of the box. 
  • Allow the child to choose a table at which to work. Sit on the right side of the child if you are right-handed. 
  • Open the lid of the box with two hands and place the box on top of the lid. 
  • Holding onto the sides of the color tablets (white part), take out all the color tablets and place them gently and silently onto the table. Place them in disorder. 
  • Place the lid back on the box. 
  • Retrieve one of the red tablets and place it in front of the child. Retrieve the other red tablet and place it directly next to the first red tablet.
  • Retrieve one of the blue tablets and place it directly below the first red tablet you placed. Retrieve the other blue tablet and place it directly next to the first blue tablet and directly below the second red tablet. 
  • Repeat this with the yellow tablets, placing them directly below the blue tablets.    
  • When you are finished placing all the tablets together, place the pieces in disarray once again. Do this by moving the tablets one by one. 
  • Invite the child to do the presentation. 
  • When the child has finished working, show the child how to tidy up (placing one tablet in the box at a time, only holding the outer white part). Close the lid of the box. 
  • Push in chair and return the box to the shelf.