Grasping Transfer

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Grasping Transfer
Practical Life - Fine Motor Skills
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Age1.5 +
PrerequisitesCarrying a Tray
Materials2 small bowls
3-5 objects to transfer

The purpose of this activity to teach the child to carefully move items from one container to another.


  1. Bring the material to a mat or table.
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  2. Open and close your hand to show the child the pinching motion used.
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  3. Grasp one of the objects from the bowl.
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  4. Place the object in the other bowl.
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  5. Repeat with the other objects in the bowl.

Points of Interest

Objects variation objects sound

Control of Error

Objects are not inside the bowls.

Variations and Extensions