OBJECT PERMANENCE BOX
WHAT YOU NEED:
1.CARDBOARD BOX WITH LID
4.COINS & PLUSH COINS
6.ICE CREAM STICKS
LEVEL 1 – OPEN LID/TRAY
The child drops an object into the hole in the box, the object rolls out of the box into the tray or open space, giving the child experiences that the object did not disappear. They exist, even when they are not in their near vision.
LEVEL 2 – CLOSED LID/TRAY
The child now drops the object into the hole in the box, with the lid closed. He/ She now knows ( after level 1), that the object hasn’t disappeared. The child now keeps the image of the object in mind, for a longer period of time, while searching for it, which he/she eventually finds in the box/ drawer.
1,Introduce 1st with Colored Balls, so that the child can mimic the PALMER GRASP.
2 Level up with different objects such as coins, pins, sticks, etc. for PINCER GRASP.
3.Add Rainbow sticks for COLOUR SORTING.