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1 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting and Matching Activity Ideas Montessori Methods for Dementia™ Sample Activities by Carol Saba

2 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Provide simple cueing Bright colours are aesthetically pleasing and attractive Start with 2 colours, then add more as ability increases

3 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Gloves & mittens Use different textures and colours

4 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Matching fabric swatches: Use different textures and colours Start with fewer and increase the number of swatches used as the person is able to do more

5 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Stacking different coloured cones: Demonstrate sorting by colour

6 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Sorting different coloured craft flowers: Glue a sample of a flower on each bowl as a guide/template for sorting Ensure contrast between the colour of the flower and the colour of the bowl

7 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Provide simple instruction Start with 2 colours, then add a third and fourth as ability increases

8 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Contrast the colour of the tray with the colour of the cutlery Glue one type of utensil into a section of the tray or colour photocopy each type of utensil, laminate and glue into a section of the tray as a template

9 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 1 – using fingers to pick up the egg is easier

10 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 2 – using tongs increases the level of difficulty

11 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 3 – using a spoon to lift each egg further increases the level of difficulty

12 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 1: pinching clothespins and pinning them to the side of a container

13 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 2: Squeezing clamps is more challenging than pinching clothespins

14 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 1 Start by sorting 2 colours

15 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Vertical Programming Step 2: move up to 3, then 4 colours

16 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Using solid colours is easier than sorting items with patterns Vibrant colours are aesthetically pleasing

17 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching Laminate multiple sheets Use one as a template Cut other sheets into 4 to create “game pieces” to be matched to the pictures on the template

18 Carol Saba Consulting Sorting & Matching MMD™ Activities by Carol Saba Montessori Methods for Dementia™ were created by Gail Elliot, BASc, MA, Gerontologist and Dementia Specialist, DementiAbility Enterprises Inc.


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