Nurture your Child’s Development with Montessori at Home

Your child will flourish in a well-prepared environment.

A quick look at Montessori at home

The world of Montessori is vast and sometimes overwhelming. I have compiled a few links and resources to help you get going. Montessori activities at home: Peeling A Clementine, Taken Root, Hands-On Learning. Montessori learning at home: When One Door Closes, A Mister In Hand. I would love to know what would help you! Please feel free to send me a note.

Julie Mitaro

Montessori at Home with the Prepared Nest

A home environment based on the child’s innate need to learn offers safe hands-on play, exploration and participation in daily family life.  Introducing Montessori principles at home will nurture the child’s learning development — cognitively, physically, and emotionally— and strengthen family relationships.

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Recent posts about Montessori at home:

montessori kitchen activities

Peeling A Clementine

Simple as it may seem, peeling a clementine is a rewarding activity for any child. As a matter of fact, I’d consider it to be a sensorial treasure packed with rich language learning, fine motor and cognitive skill building opportunities! After offering him the bowl filled with clementines, he chose the one he wanted to

montessori practical life materials

When One Door Closes

Young children are naturally attracted to things that open and close. This is especially true when it comes to doors. The young child may suddenly show a profound interest in a doorknob and door, and will continue to do so until his need is satisfied. The knob in his hand is yet another material that

montessori puzzles

Taken Root

One of my favorite areas of our property is our Charleston-style side garden with its lush greenery, native trees, colorful flowers and flowing fountain. It’s a wonderful place to relax with a book, visit with a friend or simply ‘be’. It’s also an area that needs frequent care: watering, misting, trimming, weeding, sweeping, etc. This

montessori garden ideas

A Mister In Hand

Caring for plants, both indoors and outdoors, is part of our daily routine at home. Our sunny and warm climate means our plants require watering, trimming and attention frequently. We always keep a watering can and mister handy. As important as it is for the plants to be cared for, the benefits to the child

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