Air Transport Card .pdf File
A .pdf file to make 10 picture cards, 10 word cards and 10 labelled picture control cards of various forms of air transport:
o hot air balloon
o space shuttle
o Harrier jet
The child matches the picture cards to the control cards, and later the word cards to the control cards. The cards can also be combined with the land and water transport cards for classification work.
In Montessori education, the classification of items is an important activity that helps children develop their cognitive skills and their understanding of the world around them. Here are some reasons why the classification of items is significant in Montessori education:
Develops cognitive skills: Classification exercises require children to categorize objects based on specific criteria, which involves critical thinking and problem-solving. Through this process, children develop their cognitive skills and learn to analyze and synthesize information.
Encourages exploration: Children are naturally curious about the world around them, and classification activities provide an opportunity for them to explore and discover new things. By classifying items, children develop a deeper understanding of the characteristics and properties of objects.
Enhances language skills: Classification activities often involve the use of language, as children are required to describe the objects they are categorizing. This helps to build their vocabulary, enhance their communication skills, and improve their ability to express themselves.
Fosters independence: Montessori education emphasizes the importance of independence and self-directed learning. Classification activities are designed to be self-correcting, allowing children to work independently and at their own pace.
Provides a foundation for further learning: The ability to classify items is a foundational skill that is essential for many academic subjects, including science, mathematics, and language. By developing this skill early on, children are better prepared for success in these subjects as they progress through their education.
clear pictures on a white background
developed by an experienced qualified teacher
handwritten style font for easy reading
very easy to make: just print, cut and mount on white card
tested in a Montessori setting
The picture shows a selection of the cards as a suggestion of how to prepare them.
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