Montessori activities for 1-2 year olds

The terrible twos as they are called daybreak in! However, you need not dread this transitional change for your kid, it can be handled. There are strategies that can help this period to be a simple transition. This is accomplished by giving children choices to prevent power struggles and giving chance to do the jobs proposed to them and allowing them to achieve things independently. At this phase, kids must be given more freedom as they grow up. This is often shown in the environment. How one arranges it such that the kid can independently achieve things for himself. This then gives him/her the sense of accomplishment and in turn develops a high self-esteem. The key will be to set up the surroundings in which he can triumph in order to do things by himself safely. For young child things may have to be set up step by step, which may be tedious and slow for adults but is essential for a kid who’s learning.

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Food Preparation

This is actually the most enjoyable and important for most children. Food is always interesting for kids and preparing what they’ll eat might even make them eat more since it makes them part of the procedure and enjoy the meal considerably more. These activities having a stool for the child to stand on and could be done on the kitchen bench or on the kid sized table. This peel vegetables and even cut up fruit is often as easy as teaching the kid to butter their own toast, washing fruits. These actions should be prepared so that it will be successful for the kid to accomplish and safe for their sake as well. Food contraptions that make things easier, like apple peelers, avocado/ apple slicers are the very best means to involve your son or daughter in food preparation as it makes things easy enough for kids.


Language explosion often occurs at around the age of TWO. This really is when children nearly miraculously starts to speak in sentences and has raised their vocabulary by tenfold. One should then support this by becoming a good language model and teaching the youngster more vocabulary. The kid will begin parroting words the way you say it and you will say, so be mindful with what you say. The youngster also will not need to possess baby talk and changing to a high pitched voice when you talk to your kid is unnecessary. Speak with them like you would to another person. Speak to them clearly in order that they can absorb what you’re saying to them. When some words are misarticulated by children at this age, don’t correct them. This may make the child fearful of trying new words but instead model it. When you answer, say it after them. This will definitely allow them know of their error without being shamed. Speak with children about things in whole sentences. Try and explain why things are so they will comprehend. The very best language model they can have is the a

Residing Area Setup

In this region one can have one little ledge for his playthings that he or she may use when with the family. One can also have a kid sized chair and wooden table for the child to be able to utilize for his work/play. They are able to use alternative mediums for craft or big sizes crayons also accessible to the little one. You can decide to get painting available as the wreck could be harder to clean for indoors but this might be ideal for the outdoor. You can also supply a small rug or mat for the child to work on instead of the table. This subsequently includes their work to a certain region.

Bedroom Set Up

The kid at this age can have their own bed. When it is too high and you’re scared they may fall, a mattress can still be put on the flooring once the child is going to learn from that encounter for if when the kid falls, but you may find that when this happens. Toys can each be separated by its own type in a basket that’ll contain all its parts. Allow your son or daughter to help you to see what they are choosing to play with without actually making a mess. Kids at this age need outside order in order to develop their own awareness of internal order. Should they choose to have his toys in a low shelf at the place where they are able to reach it readily. At this stage instruct your kid to put things away when they’re concluded. This also lets them lead to the order in their surroundings. Make cleaning up a custom as early as now as all these are good customs to be kept for life. Have a tiny drawer for your child’s clothes. This will let them to pick the things that they want to wear for the day as they may begin to show their taste. Give your son or daughter limited options so they are going to still dress appropriately for the weather. For example give them a choice between a blue or red jumper for winter. If they are unable to select then simply pick for them.

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Dining Area Set Up

At this point the kid can eat the food that the family has. The child could also have meals with the family in order that he/she can also observe the correct social part of eating meals. Your son or daughter could be put in a high chair along together with the family near the table to really have a sense of belonging. If possible have the kid utilizing exactly the same table as the family is. Remove and have him pushed up on the family table. The kid may also pick to eat in his own table and chair. A young child can have his own access to a low drawer in the kitchen which can feature plate and his own utensils. The utensils and may be real lightweight and plate need not be plastic. The glass may also be real. If the child is taught the way to take care of matters correctly, handle things with attention, you may be surprised by them. There shouldn’t be any anxiety for glasses to break as it a short space to the ground in case the child chooses to eat at his table that is low. This may also teach the kid how to take glass and care of their particular plates and spoons and forks. A placemat with drawings of glass, spoon, fork and the plate might be drawn as a guide for table setting on it. See Pouring a beverage action.

Hand Washing

Prepare the materials when showing your child the best way to wash their hands. Make sure the sink is accessible to them and soap and towel nearby. Hopefully the taps are simple to turn on with no adult help for the child. Reveal them to just turn on the taps somewhat, not too much water to prevent wasting water. In addition , this is a little lesson in attention for the environment. Take some soap and ensure that you emphasize the bubbles that are made. Rub your hands slowly and in between each finger, the palm along with the back of the hand for a thorough clean. Point out the bubbles made. Rinse your hands also with great emphasis making certain all of the bubbles are gone. And dry your hands making sure every portion of the hand is dried, in between the fingers.

Care For Self

All these are tasks for example dressing oneself, by being given the chance to make an effort to put on their own clothing, and shoes. This could be practicing with buttons, zips and Velcro that are discovered in their particular clothing.

Care for the environment

As mentioned before, have child sized sweepers, mops cloths (for wiping the table) and sponges to allow the child to clean like they grownups do. A little watering can that the little one can take himself can likewise be utilized. Educate the kid at the place where they could get water for themselves and to walk quite carefully when taking the watering can so as not to spill water. You may have a small sponge which goes on the point of the spout to stop this from happening with younger kids. The plants to be watered can be potted indoor plants or in the backyard garden.

Spreading jam/butter on crackers or toast

Have small container the jam will likely be set, little knife and a tiny plate in. Put a bit of jam which will be sufficient for one piece of toast or cracker on the tiny container. This can guarantee that there will be no waste of food in the event the little one decides to use all that is accessible. Consistently show the child slowly the best way to spread it to the jam highlighting little details such as taking a little bit of spread, and ensuring the whole of the toast is covered.

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