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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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Ultimate Ikea shopping list for your Montessori needs

What to buy that is Montessori Friendly at Ikea? In my Facebook group, there is not a week without a post about Montessori friendly items at Ikea. Ikea is sure family friendly. It is also budget friendly

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Montessori Parenting: Do I need to encourage my child to pretend play?

Montessori parenting: Do I need to encourage pretend play? Montessori is well-known to encourage children to have real experience and to participate in the daily activities, such as cooking, taking care

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Product review: Sumblox and Montessori

Sumblox and Montessori I recently tried the Sumblox with my two children. As they are 6 and 10, they are obviously well able to count and to carry on many mathematical operations. What I wanted to know

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How to discipline the Montessori way

Do you have an active toddler or a strong-willed pre-schooler? Are you wondering how to guide your child, how to help your child to begin to control her impulses or to respect some “necessary “rules? Montessori

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Montessori in the Kitchen: 5 healthy snacks that your kids can do on their own

Today, I’m sharing 5 healthy snacks that your children can do, without any adult’s help. As long as they already master each step and that they have access to all the ingredients, your children

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Who was Maria Montessori?

While I trained as a Montessori teacher, one of our assignments was to write a biography of Maria Montessori.  Since my training, I keep reading about her life.  2 recommended biographies to read: Maria

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8 calming and breathing activities for children

Many parents want their children to “calm down” and to “breathe” when they have a tantrum. But first children need to practise breathing when they are happy and relaxed to be able to use those

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What is a treasure basket and heuristic play?

Today I want to chat with you about the treasure basket. (scroll down to watch my video about treasure basket and heuristic play) It’s for babies between 6 months of age to roughly one-year-old. When

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How to teach your child to draw

Do you know how to teach your child to draw? When my children were toddlers and preschoolers, Art consisted mainly of letting them experimenting with art material. Process art was the way to go and still

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