- Invite the child to the lesson.
- Explain that the child will learn how to carry a special object that can break if not carried the right way, but can be safe if carried a certain way. Ask the child to watch.
- Place your hands on the sides of the object. Pause.
- With a pincer grip on the dominant hand, wrap two fingers behind the object. Pause.
- Place the thumb of the dominant hand on the front of the object. Pause.
- Tilt the object to the right, exposing some of the underside. Pause.
- Slowly raise the object just one inch or so above the surface. Pause.
- Place the palm of your subdominant hand underneath the object. Pause.
- Slowly tilt the object back so its straight up, and your palm with it. Pause.
- Slowly bring the object into the center mass of your body. Pause.
- Carefully walk to desired location.
- Slowly bring the object away from your body, hovering over the surface. Pause.
- Slowly lower the object, about an inch or so above the surface. Pause.
- Carefully tilt the object to the right, and your palm with it. Pause.
- Slowly remove your palm from underneath the object. Pause.
- Place two subdominant fingers on the side of the object. Pause.
- Straighten the object out. Pause.
- Fully lower the object to the surface.
- Remove your hands.
Same as presentation.
Independence, control of voluntary movement, care of environment, patience
2 1/2 to 3