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Dropper Writing Letter M with LEGO (Language 101 ๐ŸŽฅ Series ๐ŸŽ‡ Curriculum)

Today, we are practicing fine-motor skills while spelling via a dropper the letter "M" on a LEGO DUPLO board. This activity also has a sensorial dimension as Adrian has to follow precisely the color-scheme and the pattern that his sister drew for him as a template for the letter M.

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 What you will need:

  • LEGO DUPLO board,
  • crayons and matching food coloring,
  • liquid droppers to practice fine-motor skills (buy a set of six here) - I like that you can take the silicone bulb off to dry the dropper so it does not collect mold,
  • white paper.

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Following Julia's template, Adrian has to "write" letter M on a LEGO board using colored water and a dropper. 


 โ€œEducation should no longer be mostly imparting knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentials.โ€โ€” Dr. Maria Montessori. 

DSC_0015"He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." โ€” Dr. Maria Montessori,  The Absorbent Mind, p. 25.

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โ€œEducation is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment.โ€ โ€” Dr. Maria Montessori.

DSC_0015"โ€˜Help me to do it aloneโ€™ - are the words revealing the childโ€™s inner need." โ€” Dr. Maria Montessori.

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See here other extensions on "making" and writing the letter M in a post "Letter M (Montessori Language ๐Ÿ”  Letter Series)." 

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For more on LEGO see here "Learning Fractions with LEGO," and here "LEGO Juniors Demolition Site Building Kit," and here "LEGO - The Best Investment in a Toy."

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