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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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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.I bought a fabric advent calendar, I believe from Lidl. And I made some activity cards that I

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Montessori inspired Apple topic: a challenging Puzzle and how I present it

We have just purchased this multi-layered puzzle from Beleduc.This depict a growing apple from the sprout to the apple being cut on the table.There are 4 layers and one picture at the bottom of the puzzle

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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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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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Can you talk your child’s love language?

Today I want to chat with you about LOVE!I'm reading this book "The 5 Love languages of children" by Gary Chapman. The content has totally reframed the way I show my love to my children, especially to

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Montessori Friendly Easter gift ideas

Here are some last minute ideas for your Easter basket.In our secular family, we tend to focus on Spring and we avoid references to Easter Bunny.But we still love a good Easter Egg hunt and eating lots

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Children’s books about Montessori

I have just received my copy of Little People, Big dream's book about Maria Montessori.It is perfect! This is the perfect introduction to the life of Maria Montessori for young children.If your child attends

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