Category Archives for Montessori philosophy

My biggest Montessori learning curve

What is your biggest Montessori learning curve?Why do we start Montessori and what do we learn along the way...⁠⁠⁠I don't think there are any wrong reasons to start applying Montessori at home. We

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You can be a Montessori family and you can still…

You can be a Montessori Family and still- allow some screen time: it's all about the balance, and try to keep the screen time as a moment of interaction and connection, a time when you stay close or give

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Montessori concept: What “follow the child” means

You might be familiar with the saying "follow the child". What did Maria Montessori meant when she was encouraging teachers and parents to follow their child?The below picture is a funny one but it is

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Montessori toddlers: what is Maximum effort and 20 ideas to try!

Have you observed your toddler trying to carry objects that are bigger than him? This is what Maria Montessori called the need for maximum effort!Maria Montessori observed that children, soon after they

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Montessori is not only for rich people!

Montessori is not only for the rich!If I had a penny for every time I was told that, I would be rich!In the past, Montessori was limited to a style of education, to private school and expensive trainings.

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The Montessori Iceberg metaphor

The Iceberg Metaphor applied to Montessori!⁠⁠What we show or see about Montessori: the Montessori inspired toys, the Montessori materials, the shelves, the floor bed, the 3 parts cards, the activities

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What makes an activity Montessori?

What makes an activity Montessori?⁠⁠Read below or watch the video! What is the difference between a Montessori activity and any other children's activity?⁠⁠When you respect the Montessori

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Montessori theory: What are the sensitive periods?

There are many specific terms in the Montessori education. I wrote in a previous blog post about the Absorbent mind.In today's blog post, I will explore the Sensitive periods, one of those terms used by

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10 Montessori Principles for parents

How Montessori is relevant to parents?⁠⠀⁠⠀Montessori was first a "method of education". Although Maria Montessori didn't want to call her observations a method per se. For her, she had only uncovered

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