Language Arts

Montessori language arts materials and activities.

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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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How to Homeschool Montessori Preschool: Ages 0-6

How to Montessori Homeschool Your Preschooler If you’re considering homeschooling your preschooler Montessori-Style then you’ve come to the right place. This page is an in-depth guide for using the Montessori Method to homeschool your preschooler.   When you are just getting started with the Montessori Educational Method, the sheer volume of information (and products) that show up …

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Can Audiobooks Improve Vocabulary in Children

Audiobooks and vocabulary My kids love books. No, I mean it…they love books! I had read in online forums people raving about audiobooks. I was hesitant, though, to give them a chance. We are a very screen-lite and electronics-lite family and I had the misconception that audiobooks would somehow draw my children’s attention away from …

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Fun Montessori Sound Games

Pre-sound games language learning You’ve probably heard the phrase “sound games come first” before. Technically, in a Montessori primary learning environment, this is true. But kids don’t start out in a formal learning environment. They start out in our arms and on our laps, with books and conversation. Your child’s very first introduction to language …

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11 Toddler Activities to Encourage Speech

How to encourage speech development A toddler’s speech development is one of the most exciting and worrying things about parenting. In the time of social media, it’s easy to fall into the trap of comparing your toddler’s speech development with other’s. You may be wondering if there are any toddler activities to encourage speech. Research …

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Why does Montessori Teach Writing Before Reading?

Why does Montessori teach writing before reading? Some might find it strange, maybe even counter-intuitive that Montessori teaches writing before reading. I mean, isn’t writing the more difficult of the two skills? So, why does Montessori teach writing before reading? Let me give you another way to think about this. Writing is like speaking Maria …

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