Montessori theory – What is the Absorbent mind?

The absorbent mind"….the tiny child’s absorbent mind finds all its nutriment in its surroundings.  Here it has to locate itself, and build itself up from what it takes in.  Especially at

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Montessori schools around the world: Garden City Montessori

I have a series on this blog about Montessori schools. I interview school owners from all around the world. Although, for now, they are all based in the UK!How to choose a Montessori school is such

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Why Montessori schools teach cursive writing?

Why Montessori schools teach cursiveMontessori schools teach cursive writing whereas most mainstream schools do not consistently do this. So today, I am going to take a look at the benefits of teaching

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Massage for children – a weather story and other resources!

Do you remember attending a baby massage class with your little one?With older children, once they are weaned and potty trained. we might feel that they don't want to be touch anymore but many studies

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Montessori Homeschooling: how to plan – a guest post by Kindlingkids Montessori

Today, I am delighted to introduce you to Bree from KindlingKids. ​Bree is the mother of 3 children, aged 7, 5 and 2 and she homeschools.She has kindly accepted to explain how she plans her home

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The Prepared Adult – How to become a conscious parent

During the whole month of August, I'm chatting about the "Prepared adult" with some other accounts on Instagram. Follow me there to join the conversation!So what is the Prepared adult?​Maria Montessori

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What is a Montessori Prepared environment

The term "prepared environment" is one of those terms that is clearly associated with Montessori education.What does it mean exactly?First, the environment was the classroom:When we speak of 'environment'

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Favourite weather books for kids

This month, the Montessori box was all about the weather.In my home, we have been exploring the weather with my own children.As a Montessori teacher, I have to admit that I have collected a huge amount

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Montessori Parenting: was Montessori supportive of breastfeeding?

​On the last day of the International breastfeeding week, I want to share more info about breastfeeding and Montessori.To start with, let me emphasis that I welcome and support all kind of families and

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