Friday 2 January 2015


Montessori Activity: Cutting Red Pepper Bell with Knife

Age: From 5 years old

Activity Duration: 5 minutes


1. To train the child’s fine motor skills
2. To encourage your child to help out in the kitchen


1. 1 bowl of red pepper bell cut ready for your child to cut into smaller pieces
2. 1 empty bowl
3. 1 small knife
4. 1 chopping board


1. Demonstrate to your child by cutting the mushrooms slice-by-slice.

2. Then assist your child to hold the knife correctly.

3. Encourage your child to try.

Video Demonstration:

Additional Information:

Inspired by A, our Little FECS (5Y9M28D) helped me to cut the red pepper bell today for dinner :-)

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