Tag: Toys

Tag: Toys

The Very Hungry Caterpillar —Why Less Is More

Clearly, there is something about caterpillars and their ever-growing appetites for more. As the story shares: “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

The Need for Play Space Order and Boundaries

“Order is one of the needs of life which, when it is satisfied, produces a real happiness.” ~ Maria Montessori* Beyond the aesthetics involved in preparing a child’s play space, selecting activities and items that meet the child’s abilities is key. Toy shelves and baskets should be edited and floor space made available for movement,