- Drawer 1: 6 circles which vary in diameter - from 10 cm to 5 cm
- Drawer 2: 5 rectangles equal in length while decreasing in width by 1 cm consequently; 1 square
- Drawer 3: 7 triangles - 3 isosceles > right-angled, acute-angled and obtuse-angled; 3 scalene > right-angled, acute-angled and obtuse-angled; 1 equilateral triangle
- Drawer 4: 6 polygons - pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, nonagon, decagon
- Drawer 5: 4 curvilinear figures - curvilinear triangle, quatrefoil, oval, ellipse
- Drawer 6: 4 quadrilaterals - rhombus, parallelogram, trapezoid, right-angled trapezoid
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- Visual Discrimination of Geometric Forms
- Invite the child to the presentation.
- Walk to the Geometry Cabinet. In the first presentation, work with the shapes in the demonstration tray - square, circle and triangle.
- 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 shape.
- Turn the shape upside down to face you.
- With your right hand index and middle fingers together, trace around the 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 same fingers to trace around the shape's inset in the tray. Trace in a counterclockwise direction. Do this several times slowly and precisely.
- Place the 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.