Practical life is where the child learns everyday skills that will help them for the rest of their life.
- They build the ability to concentrate
- They build fine motor skills for working
- They prepare their eyes for reading by going from left to right and top to bottom
Grace and Courtesy is a part of Practical Life, where children receive explicit instructions on how to interpret and react to different social situations:
They learn to….
….Say “Please” and “Thank You”.
….Greet one another.
….Politely interrupt a person engaged in activity.
….Wait for their turn.