Tuesday 9 August 2011


Montessori Activity: Using Spray-Bottle

Age: From 2 years old

Activity Duration: 5-15 minutes

Preparation Time: 5 minutes


1. To train fine motor skill.
2. To train the child’s hand-eye coordination skill.


1. 1 spray bottle filled with water
2. 1 small bucket
3. 1 tray


1. Demonstrate to your child how to spray water into the bucket.

2. Let your child try.


1. While your child is at it, talk about the colour of the bucket. Talk about the water in the bucket.

Additional Information:

When J first started using the spray bottle, he had difficulty reaching the handle. Here is a simple way to isolate the activity to purely spraying using just 2 items - spray bottle and bucket.

This evening, he (2Y5M4D) tried this, and after spraying continuously for 10 minutes, he has mastered the art of spraying. Practise makes perfect, also for toddlers.

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