and sense of achievement the image of human dignity, which is derived from a sense of independence.”
Practical life activities give the child an understanding of his/her environment and how it works.
The child enjoys all types of work. Child also enjoys keeping the environment beautiful for all to use.
This work builds the child's self-esteem, making him feel of value. It may seem like they are "playing"
when they are table scrubbing or polishing silver, but through these types of activities they are
becoming prepared to do the "real" learning. Practical Life activities also have a strong fine motor
component and so are valuable in developing and extending children's fine motor abilities as well as
their cognitive development.
During the Mid Year Conference if parents want to know 3 activities and the importance from the
practical life shelves, then what might be appropriate for 3 year old child?
First, I’ll choose one to one wet pouring with handle or without the handle depend on the child’s
abilities. This activity helps to develops small motor skills, order, concentration, coordination,
independence. Child needs the either whole hand grasp or pincer grip depend on the handle of cup. If
child master with this material without spill anything then child can pouring own milk or water at the
house. Second, I’ll choose buttoning frame. The Dressing Frames are enable children to learn how to
manage common fasteners, such as zippers, buttons, snaps, belt buckles and shoelaces. To help them
learn how to unbutton and button themselves. This activity helps to develops small motor skills, order,
concentration, coordination, movement and independence. With these skills, your child will soon be
ready to take care of much of his daily clothing needs. Three year old child to dress himself from head
to toe—if he’s given enough time.... [continues]
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