All posts by Carine Robin

What Montessori materials do you need at home?

If you have been reading this blog for a while, or you follow me on Social Media, you may have noticed that I encourage you to focus more on the Montessori principles than on the materials.Having said

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs applied to Montessori

What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs? It is a theory of motivation, proposed in 1943, which states that five categories of human needs dictate an individual's behavior. We have to fulfill our basic needs,

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Montessori friendly movies for children

Although I am more to encourage you to avoid screen time for children under 6, most families will allow a bit of screen time here and there.For the last 2 years, we had to use screen time to connect with

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Montessori Gifts for parents!

Do you offer yourself a gift? For your birthday or Christmas? Do you ask your other half, your family to pick a gift from a well-chosen list?Or are you like me, prioritizing your children, your partner,

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A Montessori approach to clean-up time!

We know that Montessori is all about order. We know that children have a sense of order. The Montessori classroom is an orderly environment where every activity has its place. Montessori teachers

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Montessori toys: Toddler-friendly Christmas trees

If you have a toddler in your family, you might wonder if a full size Christmas tree is a good idea this year. So I give you some toddler-friendly Christmas trees and introducing you to our Montessori

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Montessori ideas to learn about night time and play in the dark!

With the hours of day light shorter and the darker winter months ahead, it becomes less appealing to go outside. Some children might be frightened by the night. Let me share with you some activities

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Yoto – a great addition to your Montessori home

Although I am not a big fan of electronic gadget, Yoto is a great addition to our Montessori home. I was gifted a Yoto player in exchange of an honest review and it has been in use most days since

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New Montessori picture book: Little Montessori me collection

I've been sent the latest book in the "The Little Montessori Me Picture book" series. I have reviewed the first book in a previous article.  The new one is about self-care and we follow a little

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