Hand Scooping

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Hand Scooping
Practical Life - Fine Motor Skills
Hand Scooping.JPG
Level Pre-Primary
Age 1.5+
Prerequisites none
Materials large bowl
dry beans or round pebbles
mirror (optional)

The purpose of this activity...


This activity stays in one place rather than being carried to a table or mat.

  1. step one
  2. step two, etc

Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

  • If any beans fall onto the mat, the child will know that he has to be more careful with the activity.

Variations and Extensions[edit]

Small objects could be mixed in for the child to find. Provide a small bowl in which to place the found objects.
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