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- Visual Discrimination of Geometric Forms
- With the child, retrieve the square, triangle, and circle filled in cards.
- Place these cards on the tray and bring the tray to the table.
- Take the cards out of the tray and place them to the side of the table, faced down.
- Place the first card in front of the child.
- “Let’s go get this inset from the Geometry Cabinet.”
- Go with the tray to the Geometry Cabinet.
- Place the tray on top of the cabinet.
- Open the cabinet with the inset you need.
- Retrieve the inset and place it in the tray. Go back to the table.
- Take the inset in your left hand and trace with your right hand clockwise and with your index and middle fingers. Do this slowly and precisely.
- Then place the inset on top of the shape on the card.
- Present the child with the next card.
- Repeat for the next card, keeping the first card and inset on the table, and setting it to the side while you do the next two cards/insets.
- When you are finished, you should have all cards in front of the child with the insets on top of them.
- Place the insets back in the cabinet. Start with the first card you did – the circle.
- Pull out the drawer that the inset goes in. Trace the inset with your fingers, trace the frame that the inset is going in. Place the inset in the frame.
- Return to the table with the tray. Repeat this for the other insets. Return them all to the cabinet in this same fashion.
- Return the cards and tray to the shelf.