Montessori Grace & Courtesy: The Waiting Hand

Friends, I have a little Montessori grace and courtesy trick that is going to CHANGE. YOUR. LIVES. Grace and courtesy is an actual part of the Montessori curriculum — basically, it teaches manners and social skills.  In a classroom, it’s usually taught via role playing in front of the whole class or a small group. […]

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Montessori Summer Mega Bundle — Limited Time Only!!!

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you’ve probably seen all the hype about this new Montessori Summer Mega Bundle!  2,000 people downloaded our Montessori SPRING Mega Bundle, and this time around we are hoping to sell even more because we are working for a purpose — read Natalie the Brave’s story HERE.  [As an […]

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Montessori Practical Life: Wood Sanding

I’m always looking for new practical life works, and this one came to me when I was thinking about what else we could do with our wood polishing work.  My husband likes to build stuff, so I asked him for some wood scraps that the girls could use to make their own blocks, and he […]

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30+ Montessori-Inspired Chores Your Toddler & Preschooler Can Do

I get tons of questions over on Instagram about how I get the girls involved with chores around the house, and the answer is quite simple:  I invite them! I call them “chores” here because that’s what they are to us, but to a young child, they are adventures and opportunities, fun just waiting to […]

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Our Montessori Movement Shelf

Maria Montessori wrote a great deal about the important link between movement and learning, but I have always taken that to mean mostly fine motor movement and muscle memory with the use of academic materials.  Nora, my sweet littlest one, has challenged me yet again — because she is a MOVER.  A constantly moving/dancing/swaying/twirling whirlwind […]

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