How to Carry a Tray
Set up a tray containing a feather .
Invite the child for a lesson, let them know that you are going to show them how to carry a tray.
• Place your right thumb over the lip on the right of the tray in the middle, Wrap your four right fingers under the lip of the tray.
• Place your left thumb opposite your right thumb on the lip on the left side of the tray. Wrap your four left fingers under the lip of the tray.
• Lift straight up with both hands until the tray is at the level of your lower stomach.
• Walk carefully around a designated space making sure the feather does not fall.
• Return to the shelve.
Direct: Growth in independence with regard to the performance of the movements necessary for the carrying and placing the tray without damaging himself, others, or the tray.
Indirect: Coordination of the child’s movement, development of the muscles, and concentration.