Category Archives for Christmas

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 gifts that are more important than toys

I am writing this blog post as a reminder of what is important. In the middle of the gift season, we might forget about the non-material aspect of parenting and go into a frantic mode, spending on

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Montessori friendly books for Winter

As I don't want to display my Christmas books just yet, I have pulled out our collection of winter books.I am seriously missing my playgroup and the joy of rotating seasonal activities. Hence, this post

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Montessori Friendly Gifts for older children

The majority of my readers have children under the age of 6.My own children are now 7 and nearly 12. And some of you have requested ideas for older children so here are some suggestions.Those gifts are

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Gifts for the child who goes to a Montessori school

Many parents with children in Montessori schools consider purchasing Montessori materials for holiday or birthday gifts.  Often, parents are surprised that Montessori teachers don't recommend to have

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Montessori friendly advent calendars

Do you use an advent calendar in your house?For the last 3 years, we have done an activity advent calendar.Discover the Montessori Family subscription boxA monthly box of Montessori activities for children

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How to Simplify Christmas?

Christmas or any other celebration can be an overwhelming time.We are caught in a spiral of must do and we want to create a magical time for our children, sometimes at great costs: energy costs, money

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Montessori stocking fillers

A member of my Montessori FB group asked recently for ideas of gifts under £10.If stocking stuffers or fillers is a tradition in your family, here are some Montessori inspired gifts for under £10. These

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The best Montessori inspired Non toys gifts list

In order to inspire you this Christmas, I have written a series of blog posts featuring my favourites toys and gifts.Last week, I shared my favourite Montessori gifts for babies.This week, we will focus

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