Tag: Montessori activity

Montessori activity

Tag: Montessori activity

Simple Letter Learning Game, “I Spy with My Little Eye…”

“When the child pronounces the sounds of the consonants he experiences an obvious pleasure. This series of sounds so varied and so well known, which come to life in the presence of an enigmatic symbol like a letter of the alphabet, are a novelty for him. There is a mystery about it that arouses in

Who Let the (Now Dirty) Dog Out?

montessori at home projects for kids

“Through practical exercises…the children develop a true “social feeling,” for they are working in the environment of the community in which they live, without concerning themselves as to whether it is for their own, or for the common good.” ~ Maria Montessori, The Discovery of the Child Always grateful for the sharing of ideas, an

Sweet and Sensorial Treasures Are Found Peeling a Clementine

montessori kitchen activities

“The sensory education which prepares for the accurate perception of all the differential details in the qualities of things, is therefore the foundation of the observation of things and of phenomena which present themselves to our sense;” ~ Maria Montessori, The Advanced Montessori Method Simple as it may seem, peeling a clementine is a rewarding

When One Door Closes, Show the Child How to Open It

montessori practical life materials

“When one door closes, another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” Alexander Graham Bell, Montessori supporter and founder of the Montessori Educational Association in 1913 . Young children are naturally attracted to things that

The Best Growth and Learning Happens in Fertile Soil

montessori puzzles

“The secret of good teaching is to regard the child’s intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of flaming imagination. Our aim therefore is not merely to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorise, but so to touch his imagination as to

A Happy 1st Birthday to Remember

It’s been almost a year since you gave birth to your precious little one. Meanwhile, the stressful job of planning the perfect birthday celebration is dominating your daily thoughts. You’ve joined the ranks of late night Pinterest parents. You too are now pinning frantically to come up with the BEST birthday party board ideas EVER.