Montessori Sensorial Centre


The child has inner urge to explore this world through their five senses. Sensorial exercises have materials and activities related to the functions of five senses for example discriminate the size and shape, color, and patterns etc. these activities help him in development.

Sensorial exercises have a great influence on intelligence and ability to read, write and do anything. For example, the child could not differentiate between the letters b and d or even p and b. He claims that the letters are same. Because he cannot distinguish between lines, shapes and position. Sensorial exercises help him to distinguish between them.

Visual Senses: In visual sense, children learn to discriminate differences between similar objects and different objects.

Tactile sense: In this type of sensorial exercise, children learn through their sense of touch.

Baric sense: In this exercise, child learns to sense the difference of pressure or weight of different objects. This sense is sharp through the use of a band or of closing your eyes.

Thermic Sense: In this exercise child works to enhance his sense of temperature.

Auditory Sense: The child can differentiate between different sounds through auditory sense. Thorough practicing these auditory exercises, children can improve their sense of hearing.

Gustatory Sense: This is related to sense of taste. The child learns to differentiate between different tastes.

Stereognostic Sense: In this exercise child learns to feel objects and make recognitions based on what he feels.



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