Putting down a chowki (small table)


Material Description:

A chowki

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Presentation:

  • Insert fingers of one hand under the surface of the chowki at the middle point
  • Place the thumb on the upper surface
  • Do the same with the other hand
  • Lift the chowki keeping the surface flat
  • Bring the chowki down towards the floor
  • Tilt it at the right base corner down and lowering the leg of the lower corner till it touches the floor
  • Put the left base leg down in the same way
  • Place the remaining two legs on the ground simultaneously
  • Move hands away one at a time
  • Repeat the presentation at a different angle
  • Each time you complete ask the children if they heard any noise

Points of Interest:

  • Place legs down one at a time
  • Keep the surface horizontal
  • Put the chowki down near to you to avoid straining

Purpose:

  • Co-ordination of Movement
  • Independence
  • Concentration
  • Social Adaptation

Age at Presentation:

Two and a half years

Footnote:

Follow the same points to put down a chair when carrying by the seat

Comments

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