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PlanToys Nesting BoxesUpdated a year ago

Nesting is an important concept that helps build knowledge of size relationships and can help foster early language development about size. 

  • Consider modeling how to stack the boxes. 
  • Consider modeling how to nest the boxes. 
  • Model sorting the boxes by size using words like small, bigger, biggest. 
  • Give your toddler ample space to explore this concept and self-correct. 

Children's play should be monitored at all times. 

Skills developed: stacking, nesting, concentration/focus, balance, spatial awareness, and size differentiation 

Parts included: 3 Wooden Boxes

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