Category Archives for Montessori

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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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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Montessori Parenting Conference

We need a village to raise a child – African proverb I invite you to our Montessori village!   To be invited, join my newsletter here. I will invite you to join our dedicated FB group on the

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How to Simplify Christmas?

Christmas or any other celebrations 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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My favourite Montessori quotes about independence – musing and reflection

Today I want to chat with you about Independence. We all want our child to become independent. But what do we mean by independence? Many parents come to Montessori because their child wants to do something

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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.

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Montessori house: setting up a Montessori friendly hallway

In order to support your child’s autonomy, it is primordial to make your house as child-friendly as possible. I offer you a series of blog posts and videos to help you to make your house Montessori-friendly. I

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