Christmas is here, once again! As joyful as this time of year can be, it’s the time of year most of us stress out about what to buy for most precious ones for their first hand full of Christmases. Great gifts … Continue reading A Montessori Gift Guide: Ages 0-6 Years
The benefits of setting up a dishwashing station for your child From the ages of 0-3, Montessori is all about Practical Life Activities. These activities not only foster independence and teach life skills, but they encourage the development of a … Continue reading How to Set Up a Dishwashing Station for Your Child
Though our journey into starting our preschool years at home, Montessori-style, is just beginning, we have already implemented the philosophy of facilitating independence. One thing that my daughter has always loved is watching and helping us cook. We knew she’d catch right on and get excited about gaining independence for mealtimes. At 18 months, we bought Madeline a table and chair set and a set of dishes, which we cleared out some cabinet space for. As you might expect, this was an instant hit and she was excited to learn how to handle them properly, set her table, wash them (of course…water!), and put them away. The … Continue reading What we’ve already accomplished: Our starting point.