Sunday, November 23, 2014

Teaching Kids How to Set the Table Using the Light Table {Light & Reflections Series}

This blog uses affiliate links. Basically, I make a small commission when you use these links, at no additional cost to you.

20 printable social stories for kids

We do a lot of open ended play on the light table, but sometimes I also like to use our light table as a way to learn practical life skills. So here's a simple light table activity to teach kids how to set the table.

Learning how to set the table on the light table from And Next Comes L

Montessori-Inspired Light Table Activity to Teach Kids How to Set the Table

For this light table activity, I used:

To set up this activity, all I had to do was trace all of the cutlery and the plate onto the transparency using a permanent marker.

Teaching kids how to set the table using the light table from And Next Comes L

Naturally, you need to put food on the plate once the table is fully set. Here the boys added some of their felt play food.

Learning how to set the table on the light table from And Next Comes L

Learning how to set the table on the light table from And Next Comes L

K even took the opportunity to practice some fine motor skills by cutting up his felt ravioli.

Learning practical life skills at the light table: teaching kids how to set the table from And Next Comes L

Then J added some of our plastic play food. I love how it just glows on the light table!

Learning practical life skills at the light table: teaching kids how to set the table from And Next Comes L

Play food on the light table from And Next Comes L

Play food on the light table from And Next Comes L

Other Ideas You'll Love

Teaching kids how to set the table - learning practical life skills at the light table from And Next Comes L
Share This:  

Browse these popular categories


Autism parenting resources Hyperlexia resources Sensory diet activities Speech activities and printables Social skills resources Emotional self-regulation resources
20 printable social stories for kids

4 comments: