This activity explores the development of conceptual reasoning in early childhood.


Presentation Type: Experiment

Age group(s): Children (3-7)

Time: 7-10 min

Scientific Topic(s): Psychology; Developmental Science

Supplies in Library Kit:

  • 3 blocks (1 yellow rectangle, 1 yellow square, 1 blue square)
  • 2 rubber ducks
  • 3 bears (1 large yellow, 1 large blue, 1 small blue)
  • 2 red pom-poms
  • 1 paper plate
  • Categories Instructions Link

Additional learning resources:


This kit comes from the Living Laboratory and was developed at the Discovery Center at the Museum of Science, Boston. Click here to learn more about the Living Laboratory!

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Posted on

April 22, 2019

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