Frequently Asked Questions About Montessori at Home

I’ve encountered many of the same questions about Montessori and how to be Montessori at home over the years and especially recently, so I decided to put together a list of FAQs with their answers.  I paraphrased most questions since they have come from multiple people, but a few of the questions are in quotes […]

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Contact Paper Collage

When I was completing my training for my Montessori certification, one of the instructors mentioned this work as an easy one to do in the beginning of the school year to help new students feel comfortable and become engaged in the classroom.  I quickly tried it out, and it was a hit in the classroom […]

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10 Perks to Being a Montessori Mom

1. My house is not an obstacle course. My kids put away their work when they’re finished with it.  They are not allowed to choose another work until they clean up the first one and put it back on the shelf.  This means my floors are clean (of toys, anyway…) and I can walk around […]

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Banana Cutting

Another great food prep work is banana cutting!  It requires several different fine motor skills (peeling, cutting, and using a fork), and it provides a healthy snack.  L does not really care for bananas, but she has continued to try them each time she uses this work.   I set up a plastic tray with […]

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