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Montessori topic: Lunar New Year round-up and beautiful books!

The Lunar New Year is on the 12th of February. I have fond memory of celebrating by eating a Chinese meal as a child. My parents used to explain to me that the New Year, in many Asian countries,

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Montessori Parenting: why using a Gratitude journal with your child

"Sometimes, we should express our gratitude for the small and simple things like the scent of the rain, the taste of your favourite food, or the sound of a loved one's voice" Joseph. B. WirthlinExpressing

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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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What is the Pikler triangle & is it Montessori?

The Pikler triangle is commonly associated with the Montessori education. In this blog post, I will answer the following questions: What is it? Is it in ligne with Montessori? Do you need it? And where

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Helping children to live with food allergies

Today, I'm delighted to introduce you to Emma Amoscato, a food allergy blogger and author of 2 books about food allergy. She is also a local friend and amazing woman overall. My husband is coeliac

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Montessori friendly books about Starting school

The first day of school can be a worrying time for children. Even more this year, when most children have been sheltered for months, due to the current pandemic we are all in.Sharing engaging stories and

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Montessori favourites at Ikea – 2020

Ikea is one of my favourite shops. If you were coming to my house, you would say that we live in an Ikea show-room.In another blog post, I gave you a video tour of Ikea to show you what is Montessori friendly.Today's

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Are Melissa and Doug Toys Montessori aligned? My favourites and alternatives

In today's blog post, I want to explore the toy's brand "Melissa and Doug". It's often recommended by Montessori parents and teachers as an affordable option for Montessori aligned toys. When my daughter

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Where to find a Montessori learning tower?

A learning tower or kitchen helper is often recommended to parents who are interested in Montessori.Montessori is all about supporting the child's independence. A kitchen helper will help your child to

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