Threading Activity

Threading Activity: There are a lot of practical life activities that have multiple layers and purposes to them. Threading is one of them. One of the most important lessons to be learned is independence and self-confidence. Let's see what's at work.

Materials: String, and an assortment of multi-colored, and shaped, beads.

Aim: To thread the string, with the beads, often in sequence.

Results: Refinement of fine motor skills, the development of concentration and confidence.

Observations: Practical life activities, like this threading activity, are vital to the Montessori classroom. They allow children to work independently on tasks that they've seen their parents accomplish, allowing them to gain both confidence and independence.

Transient

Materials: String, and an assortment of multi-colored, and shaped, beads.

Aim: To thread the string, with the beads, often in sequence.

Results: Refinement of fine motor skills, the development of concentration and confidence.

Observations: Practical life activities, like this threading activity, are vital to the Montessori classroom. They allow children to work independently on tasks that they've seen their parents accomplish, allowing them to gain both confidence and independence.