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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Montessori-Inspired Self-Care Printables

When I first learned that Renae of Every Star is Different was putting together a bunch of printables focusing on the Montessori practical life concept of “care of self,” I admit that I had no idea how she was going to do it.  That is a very hands-on part of the Montessori curriculum, and I […]

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