Wednesday, 14 September 2011


Montessori Activity: Scooping Rice/Øse Ris/舀大米

Age: From 2 years old

Activity Duration: 5-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 3 minutes

Objective(s):  To train the child’s fine motor skills.


1. 2 pots or containers
2. 1 spoon
3. A cup of rice
4. 1 tray


1. Demonstrate to your toddler by scooping the pasta from one pot to another.
2. Encourage and let your child try it.

Video Demonstration:

Additional Information:

J (2Y6M9D) tried this on today and he could scoop the rice, but sometimes he spilled it. Towards the end, he got impatient with the slow pace of scooping the rice and decided to pour the whole pot of rice into the other pot instead.

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