Nurturing a Child’s Musical Interest The Montessori Way

Nurturing a child’s musical interests the Montessori way Dr. Montessori had clear thoughts on the importance of music in children’s lives. She believed that nurturing a child’s musical interests was as key to their development as anything academic. “There should be music in the child’s environment, just as there does exist in the child’s environment …

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The Zero Game: A Montessori Math Activity

How Montessori teaches the concept of zero: The Zero Game Montessori math activities focus on associating quantities with their corresponding numbers. This is where the Zero Game comes into play. The progression goes like this: Children first work with quantities, then move onto the symbols, and finally come to understand the association between the two. …

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The Grimm’s Rainbow: The Ultimate Open-Ended Toy

What are open ended toys? Open ended toys fit their description. They are toys that don’t have a specific goal or outcome to the child is meant to achieve. The Grimm’s Rainbow, as well as all other Grimm’s toys, are a perfect examples of this concept. *affiliate links below* The main, most noticeable component, of …

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