Saturday, 11 June 2011

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Montessori Activity: Transferring Ice-Cubes



Age: From 1.5 years old

Activity Duration: 5-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Objective(s):

1. To train the child’s fine motor skills.
2. To stimulate the child's sense of touch.
3. To teach the concept cold.

Materials:

1. 2 bowls
2. Approx. 10 - 12 ice-cubes
3. 1 Tray

Directions:

1. Demonstrate it to your child by transferring the ice-cubes by hand slowly one at a time.
2. Encourage and let your child try it.

Additional Information:

J (2Y3M6D) tried this for the first time this morning. I wished I have let him play with ice-cubes when he was a baby, but better late than never.

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