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|Practical Life - Food Preparation|
|Age||3 - 4|
|Materials||nut cracker |
bowl for nut pieces
bowl for pieces of shell
In this activity the child learns how to crack nuts.
Note: This activity should, of course, not be used if there is a child in the classroom with a nut allergy.
- step one
- step two, etc
Points of Interest
Control of Error
Variations and Extensions
- It might be fun to use a tin soldier style nutcracker for the month of December. (Play the music from the ballet, too.)