Tuesday, 15 March 2011

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Montessori Activity: Filling & Emptying Bottle/ Fyldning og Tømning Vand/装与倒水[zhuāng yǔ dào shuǐ]


Age: from 1.5 years old

Activity Duration: 5-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Objective(s):
1. To train the child’s fine motor skills
2. To teach the concept of full and empty

Materials:
1. 2 basins
2. 1 small bottle
3. 1 small towel (to wipe dry the tray)
4. 1 tray

Directions:
1. Demonstrate to your child by filling water into the bottle from the basin and pouring the water out from the bottle into the other basin.
2. Encourage and let your child try it.

3. Then demonstrate to your child by wiping the tray dry using the towel.

4. Encourage your child to try wiping.

Tips:
J loves to fill the bottle and empty it at the sink using the tap, which is a waste of water. So I decided to make this activity for him. Can’t wait to try it out tomorrow evening!!!

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