The Value of Pretend Play — a Montessorian’s Perspective

As a blogger/social media presence, I occasionally get nasty comments directed toward me and my way of doing Montessori.  One thing that we do in our Montessori family that others have attacked me for is allowing pretend play.  Apparently there are many people out there who believe that if we were truly Montessori enough, we […]

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Please Stop Talking to My Child — The Importance of Silence

Now before you start dismissing me as a crabby old lady, let’s think about something. How many times during the day do you get interrupted?  When you’re trying to make a list, or clean something, or do your work, or even just think a thought to yourself for one blessed minute — how often does […]

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Our Montessori Homeschool Circle Time Routine

I get a lot of questions over on Instagram about how we do our Circle Time each morning, so I finally took some videos and photos to share a sample Circle Time in our Montessori homeschool preschool! Circle Time is the way we begin our homeschool mornings because it gets us all together at the […]

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Diverse Human Body Parts 3-Part Cards — Free Printable

If you follow along on Instagram, you know that we have finished our Montessori continents study and have moved on to a study of the human body.  We began with the outside and are working our way in — the way most Montessori learning goes — so I decided to start with some good old […]

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