Description and Goals:


  • Sort and classify objects by position, shape, size, color, number of corners, etc.
  • Compare sets of objects and use the terms equal, more than, or less than correctly

Ideas to Add to the Sort and Classify Tub:

  • Sort colored toothpicks, various sizes and types of beads, mini shape erasers, plastic food from the housekeeping corner, lids/ caps, keys, etc.
  • Sort objects according to whether or not they attract to a magnet
  • Sort objects by whether they float or sink in water
  • Sort real life items into big, medium, and small boxes
  • Sort items by texture
  • Sort plastic animals by color, number of legs, wings/no wings, size, etc.

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