Using a Chair

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Using a Chair
Practical Life - Gross Motor Skills
Chair carry 1.JPG
LevelPre-Primary
Primary
Age3
Prerequisitesnone
Materialschild-sized chair

The purpose of the first part of this activity is to teach the child how to gracefully sit down in, and stand up from a chair. In the second part, the child learns how to correctly carry a chair.

Presentations

Sitting in a Chair

  1. step one
    Chair 1.JPG
  2. step two
    Chair 2.JPG
  3. step three
    Chair 3.JPG
  4. step four
    Chair 4.JPG

Carrying a Chair

  1. step one
    Chair carry 1.JPG
  2. step two
    Chair carry 2.JPG

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

The chairs used in the classroom should be light enough for a small child to easily move them, while not being so light that they are easily knocked over by a child standing up from one.

Further Reading