Motor Development: Table Lessons
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Little Kid got bored doing his school work, so we took a break for some practical life lessons.
First, we went over the names of something nearby.
Cord, plug, socket (or outlet), floor lamp, bulb, lampshade (none of my kids knew “lampshade.” Huh.), table, table legs, table leaf (WHAT?). He didn’t understand “table leaf” so…we learned how to table apart.
And put it back together.
And take it apart. And put it back together. You know how it goes.
After all that work, his muscles were all tuckered out. So, we had a lazy susan lesson. He’d been curious about this little gadget for ages. We set up a tiny dish part and practiced using the lazy susan and our good manners.
Then, of course, since I’m an old waitress, I showed him how to “bus” the table. Then he did it…..about ten times. HA!