Transferring glue with a paste applicator
- A piece of paper.
- Small colored papers cut into various shapes.
- A bottle of gum with the paste applicator.
- A wet towel.
This is an individual presentation.
- Directress takes a piece of paper, writes down the child's name and date on the piece of paper, reading aloud what she is writing.
- Directress introduces the gum, ' This is a gum tub' and 'This is the gum stick'.
- Directress takes the gum stick, shows the child how much glue to take and then apply it on the piece of shaped paper.
- Smoothen the gum on the back of the shaped paper until is covered with gum.
- Then paste the shaped paper onto the piece of paper.
- Smoothen it.
- Allow the child to try.
- When the exercise is completed, let the piece of work dry in the drying area.
- Show the child how to clean the gum stick by wiping it with the wet towel, close the gum tub and place the applicator in its place.
- When exercise is completed, Directress shows the child how to take and place the materials back to the shelf.
- Explain to the child that he needs to return the materials back to its place so that others can work on it.
- He may work on the materials anytime he wishes to, on his own.
- Remind the child to write their name of their piece of work and if they need help, they may come to you.
- Finally, remind them to wash their hands in the bathroom.
Control Of Error
Visual. Directress guided.
Points Of Interest
- Always remind the children to write their name and date on the piece of paper they are working on. They may ask the Directress or older children to help.
- Have the shaped papers prepared ready on the tray all the time.
- To teach the child how to use the paste applicator.
- To develop the child's eye-hand coordination.
- To develop the child's fine motor skills.
- To develop the child concentration.
- To develop the child's independence.
- To satisfy the child's need for order.
- To build their muscles for pencil grip.