Food Prep for Toddlers — Hard Boiled Eggs

After Easter, we had tons of dyed hard boiled eggs to eat.  L wasn’t too fond of them, so I set up a food prep work for her to encourage her to keep tasting them.   First I showed her how to peel the egg.  This requires concentration and fine motor control.  Our dog thought […]

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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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FAQs

I’m collecting some questions from readers and I need your input!  What have you always wanted to know about Maria Montessori or the Montessori method?  Do you have any questions about how we implement the Montessori philosophy in our home?  What information would help you in your own parenting or teaching journey?  Post your questions […]

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Food Prep for Toddlers – Fruit Scrubbing

L loves to eat!  So far, she is pretty good about tasting lots of different things — knock on wood, right?  I have found that allowing L to take part in preparing foods makes her more likely to try new things.  As I’ve written before when sharing about L’s helper tower, there have been many […]

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