Using a Safety Pin

Material Description: A pin cushion, kept near the needlework activities on a separate tray with a selection of safely pins of different sizes and shape and a nappy pin (a safety pin with an additional guard.   Presentation: To close Hold the bottom of the safely pin with the left hand as before Place the …

Cleaning Shoes

Material Description: A pair of child’s shoes.  In a basket or tray have a brush to remove dirt, a flannel 20cm2, marked with a shoe motif on one corner.  Have a piece of paper to cover the floor and an oil cloth.  Have multiple sets for groups of children who arrive together, each set should …

Why Elementary Movements?

An Introduction to Elementary Movements   Receiving your children   The infant arrives in the Children’s Home having already seen the Elementary Movements performed countless times at home by her family, but performed inconsistently, hurriedly and whilst many other activities are happening.  The performance of Elementary Movements by the Directress gives the opportunity for the …