Developing the Pincer Grasp

"The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence".  ~Dr. Maria Montessori

Mattox working with the button frame

In the Montessori classroom there are lots of opportunities to develop fine motor skills.

Harper cutting with scissors

Following are a few examples of children working on refining their pincer grasp in Room 4. 

Ayan hard at work

Henri using the tongs

Anya pin pricking

Dylan using the metal insets

Nora working on coloring in her map

Henri putting rubber bands around corks