This way of learning is encouraged not frowned upon.
Practical life a wide variety of activities from scrubbing potatoes to sorting to folding a handkerchief or pouring water from a jug to a glass, to polishing shoes and tying laces and plaiting (braiding) hair.
A wide range of Practical Life materials from our every day lives are on the shelves in a Montessori classroom, with graded development appropriate to age and skill, available for a child to choose to and “practice life”.
Children are encouraged to care for their environment, themselves, and their community and by using and practicing the Practical Life materials they are empowered and develop, independence, confidence, concentration and self reliance and so much more.
Empower the child.