The continents on the map are a specific color representing each continent. Such continent color-coding remains consistent throughout the entire Montessori education. This gives the child a strong visual cue for helping them to identify the various continents.
North America- orange
South America- pink
Europe – red
Antarctica – white
There are numerous developmental benefits of the Shapes Wheel with Matching Peg Doll Set.
- It can be used to introduce the locations of the continents and to the names.
- To associate the continent names to colors.
- It can be used to match the peg dolls to the learning tiles and the labels into the world map, thus enhancing matching skills.
- The embroidered outlines of each continents promotes tracing of each continents onto the fabric map, stimulating predominantly child’s tactile senses.
- The Colored continents primarily stimulates the child’s visual sense (of color) and visual discrimination.
Introduce the concept of Earths land masses being divided into continents.
- Learn the shapes, sizes and positions of the continents
- Lastly, this set will grow with your child’s developmental needs and can be used for fun extension exercises.
The continents map is machine washable and can be ironed on low. All peg dolls are finished with non-toxic child safe paints. Small toys can represent a chocking hazard for mouthing babies. We highly recommend supervising children under the age of three who are still putting items in their mouths.
The beauty of handmade wooden toys is that two of the exact same item may look slightly different due to the natural characteristics of the wood.
The Globe is NOT part of the set.
Kindly note this product is made to order. Please allow 2 weeks for the order to be dispatched.