Easter Activities – Easter Egg Filling

Montessori teachers (and moms!) love to get seasonal!  It gives us a chance to get creative with the works and to tie in a bit of the outside world.  The past few weeks have been all about the Easter egg hunts in our family.  When L sees one of these classic plastic eggs, she can’t […]

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Montessori Home Tour Video

I’ve found that it’s difficult to see how to set up your home to promote Montessori values through pictures alone, so I made a short home tour video so you can see how we did it!  This tour is of our entire first floor, and shows the various areas I have set up for L […]

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Language Activities for Toddlers – Picture to Picture Matching with Movement

Maria Montessori developed her philosophy with a huge emphasis on incorporating movement in all activities.  This is because movement stimulates many different areas of the brain as you are learning.  Young children live to move — sitting still is not nearly as fun.  This picture to picture matching work involves moving all the way through […]

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Language for Infants — Reading and Singing

One of the best things you can do for your youngest infant is read to her.  In addition to helping with her language development, this can instill a love for books that can last a whole lifetime.  There are many wonderful children’s books out there — some of our favorite authors include Eric Carle, Dr. […]

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