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 Introduction Preliminary Exercises Carrying a Mat Unrolling/Rolling a Mat Carrying a Chair Sit and Stand from a Chair Carrying a Table Carrying a Tray Carrying a Jug Geometric Cabinet Tray Carrying a Sharp object Opening a Door Removing a Book Opening a Book Turning pages of a Book Opening Bottles Opening Boxes Folding Cloths Spooning Grains Pouring Grains Care of the Person Washing Hands Dressing Frame Button Snaps Hook and Eye Zipper Buckle Bow Lacing Safety Pins Polishing Shoes Preparing a Snack Care of The Environment Washing a Chalkboard Dusting a Table Washing a Table Polishing Wood Polishing Glass Arranging Flowers Washing Cloths Setting a Table Sweeping Wet Mopping Dust Mopping Outdoor Sweeping Grace and Courtesy Introduction Greeting a Person Thank You Excuse Me Introduction of One's Self Yawning Coughing Interupting Offering Help Expressing Admiration Control of Movement Walking on the Line Silence Game
 Dressing Frame: Hook and Eye Material  - One hook and eye frame Presentation Introduction Invite a child to come by telling them you have something to show them. Have the child bring the appropriate dressing frame and have them place it on a specific spot on the table you will be working at. Have the child sit down first, and then you sit down to the child’s right. Tell the child that you will be showing him how to use the Hook and Eye. Name each part. Unhooking Open the right flap to reveal to the child the Hook and Eye. Pinch the top part of the flap and position fingers so that your right thumb is next to the sewn part of the hook and your right index finger is above the material. Place your left index and middle fingers flat on the left side of the material and position fingers so your index is on the sewn part of the eye. Pull the right flap to the left as taught as possible. Rotate your right hand to the right and lift slightly up. Slightly lift the flap open to show that the hook has been taken out of the eye.  Gently replace the hook down. Lift your left fingers and then your right. Repeat for the other four, working your way from the top to the bottom. Open flaps: right then left. Close flaps: left then right. Hooking Pinch the top part of the flap and position your fingers so your right thumb is next to the sewn part of the hook and your right thumb is wrapped around the material. Place your left index and middle fingers flat on the left side of the material and position fingers so your index is on the sewn part of the eye. Pull the right flap to the left as taught as possible. Scoop the hook down so it slides into the eye. Pull the material in your right hand to the right to verify if the hook has been well placed in the eye. Remove your left fingers and then your right.  Repeat for the other four Hook and Eye working your way from the top to the bottom. Offer the child the opportunity to unhook and hook the Hook and Eye.   Purpose Direct: Development of independence.   Indirect: Acquiring coordination of movement. Points of Interests Pulling taught to check if the hook has successfully been replaced in the eye. Age 3 - 3 1/2years Video This Montessori Video shows how to present a child with the Dressing Frame - Hook and Eye Tell a friend:

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