The sensorial curriculum area is unique to Montessori education, encouraging children to engage all five senses in their learning, forming concrete ideas from the abstract in their environments. The Geometric Solids are a key part of the sensorial curriculum area, allowing children to understand 3D shapes by making them tangible objects.
The binomial cube, when first introduced to the child, is presented as a challenging, three-dimensional puzzle. […]
Try using one of these “lead ins” instead and see if you get a more informative response. What was the best/worst thing that happened at school today? Tell me something that made you laugh today.