For example, if a child enjoys helping in cooking, the parents may want to consider getting child-sized utensils so that the child can have full control of the utensil, and they would not feel incapable. However, dressing and grooming are something children at this stage would start with of caring themselves. They may start to concern about their appearance, they often want to look good. Thus, parents should give freedom to those children to choose their outfit instead of preparing everything for them. Parents also should allow children to do these activities on their own.
The purpose of these activities for caring themselves is to allow children to practice and which then help children to perfect their movements. As children gradually mastering these simple activities of caring themselves, they would move on to slightly advance activities.
Button frame, snap frame, hook and eye frame, buckle frame, zipper frame, bow frame, lacing frame
DIRECT AIMS: Independence, concentration, control of movement and exactness of action
INDIRECT AIMS: Care of self
Both hands always involve in movements