“How do I Stack Up?”
Stacking is an important developmental task because it:
and attention span
Builds pride in
Builds fine-motor and
visual spatial skills
of concepts “on top of,” “next to,” “front of,” “behind.”
sequencing, and forethought (providing a solid foundation before moving
Materials: nesting cups, stacking rings and post, blocks, food (boxes of cereal; tuna
cans; cookies), food containers (e.g., mixing bowls, plastic storage containers).
hand-over-hand guidance to help stack
animated and playful as you stack various items
to your hands then to Your child’s hands)
familiar verbal instructions for Your child
Your child’s independent stacking!