Matching Mystery Bag

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  • The Mystery Bag; a washable drawstring bag in which an assortment of small objects are placed.
  • Objects: should be familiar to the child. the names should be part of the child oral vocabulary.


This is an individual or group presentation.


  1. Invite the child to use the mystery bag.
  2. Place the bag on a table or a mat.
  3. Introduce the objects one at a time, taking them out of the bag and naming them.
  4. Return all of the objects to the bag.
  5. Reach into the bag and feel one object.
  6. Say the name of the object before taking it out of the bag.
  7. Continue until all the objects have been removed and are laid out on the table or mat.
  8. Return the objects to the bag and invite the child to complete the exercise. If a group of children are participating, pass the bag around the group and allow each child to remove one object.
  9. After the exercise is complete, place all the objects in the bag and return it to the shelf.

Control Of Error

Points Of Interest


  • To develop the child's stereognostic tactile-muscular sense.


  1. place pairs of objects in the bag. Have the child match them by feeling inside the bag for an object which matches the one which has already been removed.