Tag: Sensitive Periods

Tag: Sensitive Periods

The Child’s Natural Need for Order—Exactly as It Should Be

In their first six years of life, the child will pass through stages of development called “sensitive periods”. During these stages of development, and supported by their absorbent mind, the child is ready to master specific skills effortlessly. Dr. Montessori’s observations revealed these sensitive periods; they involve movement, mathematics, refinement of the senses, social skills,