Practical Life Exercises

MONTESSORI PRACTICAL LIFE CURRICULUM TEACHING GUIDE BOOK WILL PROVIDE:-

  • An introduction to Montessori practical life (EPL) exercises
  • Introduces the work cycle
  • Outline in detail the Montessori practical life materials exercises

AREA 1 – ELEMENTARY MOVEMENTS AND PRELIMINARY ACTIVITIES

  • Classroom Conduct for Directress and Child
  • Development of Fine Motor Skills – Pouring
  • Transferring
  • Opening & Closing
  • Threading, Cutting, Sewing, Folding
  • Walking on a line
  • The Silence Game

AREA 2 – MONTESSORI PRACTICAL LIFE EXERCISES FOR SELF CARE

  • Changing Shoes
  • Dressing frames; Zip, Velcro, Buttons, Press Studs, Hook & Eye, Buckling, Bow Tying, Lacing
  • Polishing Shoes & Folding Clothes
  • Blowing Nose & Coughing
  • Care of Teeth, Nails, & Hair

AREA 3 – MONTESSORI PRACTICAL LIFE EXERCISES FOR ENVIRONMENT CARE

  • Dusting, Sweeping, Polishing
  • Use of Clothes Peg, Washing up
  • Scrubbing of Tables, Floor..etc
  • Care of Garden, Indoor Plants, Flowers
  • Planting Seeds
  • Care of Pets
  • Classroom Skills
  • Cooking Skills
  • Fire Drill

AREA 4 – MONTESSORI PRACTICAL LIFE EXERCISES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF

SOCIAL SKILLS, GRACE & COURTESY

  • Greeting People
  • Interrupting with Excuse Me
  • Coping with an offence
  • Conduct with a visitor
  • Speaking to a Group
  • Behavior on Outings
  • Special Occasions
  • Helping Out
  • Table Manners and Use of Eating Utensils
  • Serving and Sharing Foods
  • Individual Snack

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