Saturday 9 April 2011


Montessori Activity: Stringing Large Beads/Snor Perler/穿珠子[chuān zhū zi]

Age: From 2 years old

Activity Duration: 10-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

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


1. 10 wooden beads
3. 1 string


1. Show your child by tying a knot in the string.
2. Show your child by picking up the string with right hand and moving the bead from left to right.
3. Encourage your child to try.
4. Remove the beads and repeat the activity if your child is interested.

Special Warning:

Supervise closely with the string. Remove and store away immediately after activity.


Beads and string: 10 DKK (2.50 SGD) from the flea market

Additional Information:

J (2Y1M4D) tried this before, but truly mastered it today, after observing A and being inspired by her. Kids are the best teachers for each other.

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