As you start thinking about holiday gifts for your children or those of family and friends, remember to question the purposeful and intelligent activity behind each toy. This stitching block is the perfect example: it helps the child refine eye-hand coordination while teaching preliminary sewing skills. Look for open-ended toys that encourage concentration and skill mastery. Stitch block can be introduced as early as 16 months. Enjoy the video below and check-out the 9 key points to sharing a new activity with your child.
For more tips on how to introduce Montessori activities, read The Nine Key Points to Sharing a New Activity with Your Child.
*The appropriate age will depend on the child’s individual development and abilities as well as interest. These are all approximate ages; it is essential to follow your child’s needs by learning to observe them.
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