Friday, 16 September 2011

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Montessori Activity: Squeezing Washcloth/Klemme Vaskeklud/挤面巾


Age: From 2.5 year old

Activity Duration: 5 minutes

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Objective(s): To train fine motor skill development.

Materials:

1. 2 basins with 1 half-filled with water
2. 1 washcloth
3. 1 tray

Directions:

1. Put the washcloth into the basin of water and show your child how to squeeze the water out by twisting it, saying, "this is how you squeeze a washcloth".

2. Encourage your child to try.

Video Demonstration:


Additional Information:

J (2Y6M11D) was showing interest in squeezing washcloth during shower, so I let him try this today. He didn't have the strength to squeeze and couldn't do the twisting, but he was trying hard and doing his best :-)

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