Halloween Activities for Toddlers – Pumpkin Scrubbing

Fall is finally here!  It’s my favorite season, and one that is perfect for creating seasonal works.  There are many natural materials that you can find at your local farm (or even grocery store), and since they only come around once a year, children are excited to experience them! No matter where you get your […]

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Positive Redirection and Natural Consequences to Prevent Tantrums

Toddlers are notorious for their tantrums.  Telling a young child “No” seems to have the opposite effect of the one intended, as toddlers take that as a direct challenge and continue to do the “bad” behavior. Montessorians take a different approach to discipline.  Rather than telling a child what we don’t want them to do, we […]

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