Casa: The Color Tablets
The Montessori Color Tablets is a Casa sensorial material that introduces color with the purpose of refining the child’s visual discrimination and perception of color through various matching activities. The tablets are small rectangular pieces with handles on two sides, having one pair for each color.
The material comes in three boxes. These are presented at different times and when the child is ready. Box I contains six tablets of primary colors red, yellow, and blue. Box II contains twenty-two tablets, adding secondary colors purple, green, orange, as well as colors pink, grey, white, and black. While Box III contains sixty-three color tablets with nine compartments. Each compartment containing seven tablets in gradation of each of the nine colors, now introducing lighter and darker shades of color.
- Ku Hermanos