This is a beautiful hands on material in the Science area. It encourages the child to want to explore and develop a preference for some specific concepts.
Insects Matching Game
In the first picture, the children are matching objects with objects while learning the names and their characteristics. In the second picture, the child is matching object to pictures.
This child is working from concrete to abstract and finding similarities and differences. It is beautiful to see how they can choose material on their own and work with it from beginning to end.