In Montessori education, care of self is an important part of practical life activities. Summer is often a good time to place extra emphasis on care of self, especially if your preschooler’s independence is extra important in the autumn (for example, when there’ll be a new baby in the family or a new school situation).
Trays for Care of Self
Jada Roo Can Do has some great self-care trays for activities such as tooth brushing, face washing, and hair combing. You can read more about practical life activities and presentations for care of self (which can be adapted for whatever activity you’re introducing) from Montessori Primary Guide.
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