Tag: Sensory learning

Tag: Sensory learning

Toddler Art Activities Offer Practical Life and Sensory Learning

Because children are naturally drawn to hands-on exploration, art activities can be 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.” Toddler Art Benefits The benefits of learning through art are many. To begin with, engaging

Introducing New Foods to Toddlers as a Sensory Activity

Most often, toddlers are eager to try new activities. Typically, they are “all in” when invited to participate. With boundless enthusiasm for learning, the young child tends to explore with all their developing senses and abilities. Because of this, it’s not uncommon for a toddler to want to explore an activity by tasting and “mouthing”

Introducing Music Skills to the Child 👉🏼 Benefits for Life

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” Plato The Benefits of Music 🎶 Maria Montessori observed that the child’s sensitive period for music takes place between the ages of two and six years. During this period, the

Strolling and Soaking Up “The Things They See … “

The Prepared Stroller Although nature always provides plenty of sights and sounds, to be fully prepared for a walk with a five-month-old, I also packed up and placed a few hands-on infant toys in our stroller. At this stage of development, visual and auditory skills are still refining and the ’absorbent mind’  has many sensory

Practical Life and Caring for Plants

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Caring for plants, both indoors and outdoors, is part of our daily practical life routine at home. Our sunny and warm climate means our plants require watering, trimming and attention frequently. Watering Tools Are Always Handy and Support Growth 🌱 We always keep a watering can and mister handy. As important as it is for