Montessori Learning

Montessori learning is a hands-on approach that involves all of a child’s senses. Activities and materials designed by Dr. Maria Montessori can be adapted for use in the home and lessons and can be implemented by parents and caregivers.

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10 Cooking Activities For Toddlers Inspired By Books

Cooking activities for toddlers is an important Practical Life activity in Montessori. However, cooking is a great learning activity for any child. It teaches math skills, patience, following directions, fine motor skills, problem-solving, helps with speech/language, and builds confidence, just to name a few. It may even help a picky eater try new foods. Cooking …

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Setting Up a Paper Tearing Activity the Montessori Way

In this article, you will learn why some children enjoy tearing paper, the benefits of paper tearing activities, and how to set up a Montessori-aligned paper tearing activity. Whether your child’s desire to rip paper is a schematic need (transformation schema), a sensory need, or a need for connection with you, setting up a paper …

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Practical Life: Montessori Water Pouring Activity

In this article, you will learn what a Montessori water pouring activity is, what the benefits are to this Montessori Practical Life Activity are, and how to introduce this Practical Life lesson. What is a Montessori water pouring activity? “Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself,reflects in his …

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Montessori Language Activities and Materials by Age

In this article, you will learn about the materials and activities used in Montessori language arts. You will also learn at what age the Montessori language activities and materials are introduced. What are Montessori language activities and materials? Montessori language materials and their corresponding activities are designed to give children a sensorial impression of how …

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List of Montessori Math Materials by Age

In this article, you will learn what Montessori math materials are and when they are introduced. This information can be helpful to parent who are interested in implementing Montessori homeschooling for the primary age group (2.5-6). Learning about Montessori math materials can also be helpful to parents and caregivers with children enrolled in a Montessori …

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50 Montessori Practical Life Activities by Age

Montessori Practical Life activities are an important part of the primary curriculum. In this article, find out what Practical Life Activities are, when you should introduce them, and get example of Practical Life activities you can introduce to your child. What is a Practical Life activity? Maria Montessori, when she founded her first school, observed …

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Fun and Learning with Montessori Spooning Activities

In this article, you will learn what Montessori spooning activities are, how to introduce them to your child, and get some spooning activity ideas. What are Montessori spooning activities? Montessori spooning work is a Practical Life work that is typically introduced in a Montessori classroom in the primary years. This activity belongs to a special …

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Introduction of Montessori Sensorial Materials and Activities by Age

Whether you are gearing up to send your child to a Montessori primary program, you are planning on Montessori homeschooling, or you are just curious about how Montessori works, you may be curious about Montessori sensorial materials. In this article you will learn about what sensorial materials are used in the primary (2.5-6) age group …

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Montessori Flower Arranging Activity for Kids

In this article, learn the benefits of Montessori flower arranging activities, how to set the actives up, and how to present flower arranging to your child. What is a Montessori flower arranging activity? Montessori is known for the Practical Life work involved in the Method. Dr. Maria Montessori observed that children prefer real life experiences …

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