Little Star Montessori House of Children: Achievers of excellence

Exercises of Practical Life

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Opening and closing

I am turning the lids clockwise to open the jars and turning the lids anti-clockwise to close them. This movement prepares my fingers for writing

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Transferring

I am using a ladle to transfer water from the bowl to the jug so I can pour the water from the jug back into the bowl. I have to concentrate to control the speed of my pouring to avoid spillage

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Chopsticks

I am transferring the wooden ladybugs from one side of the dish to the other

 

 

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Pouring

It takes a lot of concentration to pour the water into a jug without spilling!

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Nuts and Bolts

I am learning to screw and unscrew the nuts on a board. This movement is important for preparation for writing

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Buckle frame

I am learning to buckle the straps. This exercise helps me to develop dexterity, order, co- ordination, concentration and independence