Tag: montessori home

Tag: montessori home

Creating Children’s Spaces

✨The child helps us see what we don’t. My (now grown) forthright children consistently help in this area. Marni Jameson’s* interview with Thom Filicia said it best: “We all stop seeing ourselves and our homes honestly, and can benefit from outside experts who have good taste and a keen eye to help us see what

The Very Hungry Caterpillar —Why Less is More

“On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami, one lollipop, one piece of cherry pie, one sausage, one cupcake, and one slice of watermelon. That night he had a stomach ache.” 🐛🍫🍰🍦🧀🍕🍭🍒🌭🍉 ✨I watched as she explored the pages of

Early Toddler Art

Naturally drawn to hands-on exploration, early art activities are especially attractive to the toddler. This attraction encourages the gathering of important information through touch. As Dr. Montessori discovered, “The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself.” The benefits to learning through art are many. To begin with, engaging in toddler art supports small motor