Planting flowers

I love this simple activity. Planting flowers is great for hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. You can also throw in some language skills by asking/labeling the color of each flower. If the child is verbal and more advance, ask some wh-questions like “What do you do with flowers?” or “Where do you find flowers?”Continue reading “Planting flowers”

Autism & Montessori: Learning to spoon feed

In the practical life section, there are many activities that involve transferring objects with utensils. These are great tasks to help if your toddler has trouble feeding him/herself. If you think about it, how often do they get to use the spoon? Average, 3 times a day. For some, that might not be enough toContinue reading “Autism & Montessori: Learning to spoon feed”