The Pink Tower educates the hand to perceive differences in size shape and wight. Develops visual discrimination of size in three dimensions. Indirectly prepares the child for mathematical concepts in the decimal system (10 cunes). Indirectly prepares the child for volume (the largest cube would hold a litre). Indirectly prepares the child for geometry (cubes of numbers 1-10)
Control of error: If the tower is badly built,its will topple over.
See the "Technical Description" section for the procedure for presenting this material to the child.
This series of cubes develops visual discrimination of size in 3 dimensions. Exploration with this material prepares the child for mathematical concepts in the decimal system, geometry and volume. The Pink Tower consists of ten wooden cubes painted pink, increasing increments from 1 cm3 to 1000 cm3.
1. The tower can be built by placing the cubes with one corner exactly above the corner of the preceding cubes so that two corners of the tower are exatly even.
2. The smallest cube can be fitted round the two ledges left of each cube in turn. This demostrates the relationship in size between each cube. The difference between any two cubes in succession is always the smallest cube.
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