Practical Life Ideas

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Our structured activity was pouring buttons from pitcher to pitcher.

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John has also become quite the whisk-er.

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And here he is practicing his pouring skills with the maple syrup.

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Peeling foam stickers and putting them onto foam paper.  He loved this; he kept asking for help, but I made him do it!

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Putting measuring spoons in order.

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Spicing.  (With two empty spice jars, a tray, and some other tools — I put oregano and salt in his spice jars.)

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Opening the butter package.

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Zipping a little purse.  I put a little mirror, a little measuring tape, and a little elephant in it.

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Opening a spice jar and sticking the stems in the holes!

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Washing the sink for mom (don’t worry, just with vinegar and water!)

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We scrubbed potatoes with a little pitcher, a sponge, and a basin of water.

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And we learned how to fold washcloths!  He was so proud of himself!

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And putting silverware away in the drawer.

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Opening the butter up for a recipe with mom!

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And mixing the gluten-free apple puffed pancake!

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John has cut cucumbers before, but this is his first time with a banana!  He love love loved this.IMG_5471

Helping make gluten-free pumpkin bread. This was delicious! (right now, we buy the 1:1 gluten-free flour mix, but I want to make it myself because that is getting expensive.)

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Cutting cucumbers with dad!

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Putting away silverware.

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“Tonging” his animals from one bucket to the other.  He loved it and was so proud of himself.

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Funneling rice from one bucket to another.

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Spooning broccoli into the bowl after I cut it.
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