Archive Monthly Archives: February 2019

Montessori Read and Write : Sandpaper letters – DIY and alternatives.

Following my previous blog post about the Sound games, this week, I want to introduce you to the Sand paper letters.Once your child can play the Sound games confidently at level 3, he is ready to identify

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Montessori baby – the topponcino

Until recently, unless you were a Montessori teacher with an AMI training for birth to 3, you would probably never have heard of the topponcino.When I had my first child, I had no clue what it was. Even

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Children’s mental health – some resources

Here in the UK, it is "children mental health week". Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s

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The Spiritual embryo – A chapter from the Absorbent mind

Maria Montessori introduces the concept of “spiritual embryo” explaining that the newborn has to do a psychological work as the embryo did a physical work. She insists on the word “formative” and

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Montessori Parenting: do we need to teach our child to share?

We often hear that “sharing is caring”.Do we have to teach our children to share?What is the Montessori point of view about sharing?Here is what Maria Montessori wrote In The Secret of Childhood:“He

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Montessori read and write: the sound game

Many parents are eager to teach their child to read and write. If you are already familiar with the Montessori method, you may have purchased the Sandpaper letter and you would like to know how to

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