Saturday 26 March 2011


Montessori Activity: Straining Fishes/Sigte Fisk/滤鱼[lǜ yú]

Age: From 2 years old

Activity Duration: 5-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Objective(s): To train the child’s hand-eye coordination skill


1. 1 medium basin half-filled with water
2. 1 container with 5 fishes
3. 1 mini strainer (I use the Chinese steamboat ladle with holes)
4. 1 small towel (to wipe dry the tray)
5. 1 tray


1. Demonstrate to your child by straining the fishes from the basin with water into the container.

2. Pour the fishes back into the basin.

3. Encourage and let your child try.


Plastic fishes: 20 DKK (4.80 SGD) at Chao Chao at Lyngy Station

Additional Information:

J (2Y21D) had a lot of fun playing with this activity this morning.

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