Saturday, 20 August 2011

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Montessori Activities: Opening Sliding Lids




Age: 2.5 years old

Activity Duration: 5 - 15 minutes

Objective(s):

1. To train the child's fine motor skills.

Materials:

1. 1 box with a sliding lid containing some small toys inside (to entice the child to open the box)
2. 1 tray

Directions:

1. Demonstrate by sliding open the lid.
2. Then slide close the lid.
3. Encourage your child to try.

Additional Information:

J (2Y5M16D) tried this activity this morning. He struggled a little, but was very motivated. He could open and close the lids several times successfully.

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