Practical Life Activities

for a great start any day!

"I can dress myself."
"I can get dressed by myself!"
Caring For Self
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"I'll grind some coffee for my Mom's breakfast."
Kitchen Skills

Sun is up!
Time to start the day...

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"I love to say good morning to my pet."
Caring for Others
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"Time to get my plate, spoon and cup ready."
Becoming Independent
"I can set my own place at the breakfast table!"
Grace & Courtesy
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"I helped make this delicious breakfast!"
Cooperative Effort

Time for my work!

"I'm cleaning up after breakfast."
Care of Environment
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"I like to start my work with morning movement & exercise: This one is 'walking & balancing on the Montessori Line'."
Healthy Body-Developing Coordination
"I'm going to wash my pedal car this morning!"
Care of Environment
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"I'm going to practice hammering nails in the clay tray."
Eye-Hand Coordination
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"I'm polishing the little wooden animals from Africa."
Appreciation of World Cultures
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"I'm going to practice putting on a face mask."
Care of Self
"I'm dusting the leaves on my plant."
Care of Environment
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"I'm going to scrub the trash can lids!"
Care of Environment
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Wow! I've been working hard. Time for a break...

"I'm going fishing with my brother! (We are going to "catch and release')"
Self Care