Mar 312016
 

Montessori Lesson
AREA:Practical Life AGE:3 – 3 1/2 years

MATERIALS
Pegs with loose springs, 1 basket container.

DIRECT AIM
To peg and unpeg with the plastic pegs

INDIRECT AIM
Eye hand co-ordination
Develop pincer grip
Patience and concentration
Dexterity
Strengthen fingers and arm

PRESENTATION

  1. Invite the child to begin Work Cycle.
  2. The child places the tray on the mat in front of the adult.
  3. The adult pushes the tray to the top edge of the mat.
  4. Remove the basket with your dominant hand.
  5. Remove the pegs using the pincer grip, one by one, from the side of the basket.
  6. Show the child what the opened peg mouth looks like.
  7. Position the pegs on the mat in front of the basket.
  8. Place them down from left to right in a horizontal line.
  9. Tell the child you will now show her how to replace the pegs onto the side of the basket.
  10. Pick up the peg on the left hand side of the mat.
  11. Apply pressure and watch the mouth of the peg open.
  12. Deliberately place the peg over the edge of the basket, release your grip on the peg and watch it attach to the side of the basket.

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