Carrying a Table

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Carrying a Table
Practical Life - Gross Motor Skills
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Level Pre-Primary
Age 3 - 4
Prerequisites none
Materials child-sized table

The purpose of this activity is to teach children to move small tables.


This lesson is done with two children.

  1. step one
  2. step two, etc.

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

  • Moving a shelf.


While it is important that the tables be light enough for the children to carry, they should not be so light that they are easily knocked about by children moving near them.