Kids are drawn to little things, there is something about them that captures their imagination which is why collecting miniatures to go with language work is such a great idea. The phonics pouches were probably one one my son’s favourite piece of Montessori work and even now he like to get out the miniatures and […]
A common question from parents keeps popping up this week. It goes something like this, “How do I get my child to play by themselves? They won’t let me cook or do anything. It is driving me crazy!” Sound familiar? Alas I don’t have a magic wand to change this overnight, but I do have […]
The summer is dwindling quickly! It seems like back to school is right around the corner. Here are some Montessori Inspired classroom ideas and tips that will get you ready for the new year!
A BRIEF HISTORY OF AN INTERESTING BARRED INSTRUMENT! GLOCKENSPIEL!!!! That word! What does it actually mean? Well, your children are playing them in music class, so I looked up the history of the sweet sounding instrument. Here’s what I found. Hope you enjoy! History of the Glockenspiel (from the Wikipedia link: Glockenspiel Wikipedia) It is a […]
Today I want to share some tips for traveling with children, particularly those that best fit the Montessori philosophy. In this collection there are ideas to suit different ages, so I’m sure you will find something interesting; if you are planning to travel with kids keep reading! Before the trip It’s a great idea to involve children […]
I usually don’t let my son have a lot of tablet time if any at all, but on those rare occasions he does I try to stick to educational apps. Here recently I came across an email promoting a new app and manipulative called Tiggly Words. I was intrigued by the video promoting the app. […]