Cylinder Blocks set of 4
Four wooden blocks containing ten cylinders each. The dimensions of the cylinders increase progressively within each block.
See details on block 1, 2, 3 and 4.
The purpose of the cylinders is to develop visual perception of differences in dimension, to enhance understanding of dimensions, to encourage observation of the environment and to improve small muscle control, dexterity and hand-to-eye co-ordination in indirect preparation for writing. Holding the knobs between finger and thumb prepares the child for likewise holding the pencil.