b'Practical Life The exercises of Practical Life provide the foundation for all other activities in the Montessori classroom, fulfilling the childs plea: Help me to do it myself! Through exercises in daily living, such as pouring and scrubbing, sewing and gardening, or practicing grace and courtesy, the child gains confidence and mastery of the environment. After individual skills are refined, children apply them in purposeful work, such as serving juice or polishing. Specifically, these activities contribute to the control and coordination of movement, development of concentration, and the self-esteemthat comes with making a real contribution to the group.PouringBasic Activities These pouring sets were developed by an experienced Montessori teacher for the basic pouring exercises. With simple, aesthetically pleasing components, these complete sets enable children to focus on the task at hand. Presentation suggestions included.Pouring Water Exercise 1Set includes: Small Glass Decanter (G210) Medium-Size Tray (T250)Recycled Glass Mini Pitcher3 Oz. Porcelain Pitcher (G228) Sponge Crafted from recycled glass, this eco-friendly pitcher is PL68$10.50compact and especially appealing to children. The drip-free spout and curved handle are ideal for a successful Pouring Rice Activity pouring experience. Holds 4 oz.! CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not for under 3 yrs. Each 1" dia.; 3" highG115$6.95 See p. 2. Set includes: 2 Small Glass Creamers (G214) Medium-Size Tray (T250)Rice PL01$15.95Pouring Water Exercise 2 Set includes: Large Plastic Tray (T550) 3 Small Glasses8 Oz. Italian Bistro Pitcher (G607)SpongePL04$20.95Pouring Water ActivitySet includes: 2 Small Glass Creamers (G214) Medium-Size Tray (T250)Sponge PL02$14.95Practical Life BooksSet of 6 BookletsChildren will see familiar activities from the Montessori classroom in these books. There are two They Can Handle Itbooks each for Bean Pouring, Bean Spooning, and Grasping a handle and pouring water or grainsWater Pouring. The first introduces each activity. Pouring Water Exercise 3The second book highlights new vocabulary. Older helps children develop fine motor control.Set includes:children may no longer spoon beans, but after they One principle behind the activities MontessoriLarge Plastic Tray (T550)read about the activity, they may enjoy teaching Stainless Steel Funnel (G239)younger children. From Elanbe Publishing Services. designed was that control of error be evident.8 Oz. Italian Bistro Pitcher (G607) Children learn to correct themselves in theirOyster Cup (G240) Paperback, 12-16 pages each.Small Glass Decanter (G210) 6 TitlesL904$6.95 SALEwork, eliminating the need for adults to pointPinch Decanter (G236) out mistakes. In this spirit, most of the pitchersSpongeand dishes we offer are breakable. PL05$29.50Caution: Adult discretion and supervision are necessary when children are using breakable items.12 Practical Life - PouringMontessoriServices.com877-975-3003'