Game of the cosmic boxes. Children's Crafts to learn by playing
The game of the cosmic boxes is a perfect craft for the child to learn the abstract concept of the universe. An easy and fun way to start our children in astronomy. Learning by playing is the best way to acquire knowledge, as María Montessori said . The game consists of making the child see the worl
The game of the cosmic boxes is a perfect craft for the child to learn the abstract concept of the universe. An easy and fun way to start our children in astronomy.
Learning by playing is the best way to acquire knowledge, as María Montessori said .The game consists of making the child see the world, from the smallest, where we are, to the Universe. Thus, we will put the boxes inside each other, like
Matrioskas dolls para, so that you can see in a practical way the immensity of the universe and having it inside the space. We will explain to you, that theUniverse
contains everything, everything is inside of it, the child is also inside of it and forms part of the "Everything". Material: Carton or plastic box set (9 units)
Cut-outs, stickers, printables
Various materials for crafts (felt, eyes, worms) ...)
How to make the Game of the cosmic boxes
1- To begin, we will assign
each box its name
, from highest to lowest: Universe, Galaxy, Solar System, Planet, Continent, Country, Autonomous Community, Municipality. Next, we will cut out circles with black cardboard, tailored to each box and stick them on the covers. Then we will put the names with letter stickers in each box.2- Finally we will start decorating them. Each child will start up their imagination, decorating them to their liking.
3- You are ready to go and play
! I show you the final result.
Another variant of the game, is to create, aninvented galaxy.
Let the child invent another Galaxy, another Solar System, another Planet ... Another world! . Children love to invent stories and stories, this would be a good opportunity to let their imagination run wild.