Dish Washing

From Montessori Album
Dish Washing
Practical Life - Care of the Environment
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LevelPre-Primary
Primary
Age3 - 4
PrerequisitesLiquid Pouring
Using a Sponge
Materialstable
apron
container for dirty dishes
bottle of dish soap
2 basins
dish brush or sponge
dish drainer
dish towel

This activity teaches the child how to wash dishes by hand. An indirect purpose would be to teach general care of the environment.

Presentation

  1. Have the child put on the apron
  2. step two

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Further Reading