A Meaningful Montessori Birthday Ingredients for a simple yet meaningful birthday A week of low cost activities about her favourite animals- birds! This was her birthday present, a card game with beautifully illustrated birds from all over the world. We included bottle caps for her to make bottle cap birds with corresponding colors to the cards! Also,… Continue reading A Montessori Birthday
For Emmy’s 2nd birthday we did a unit based on her favourite thing- birds! 1. First up a wonderful threading toy that I found for $2. I had to double-check that I was indeed in Daiso (a dollar store) and not The Better Toy Store. 2. Invitation to explore The threading toy and the following… Continue reading Bird Unit
[Post by Andrew] I have posted several times about our children’s dish washing efforts. Through guiding them in this area, I have realized that the words and phrases we use as parents can empower or disempower them. What do I mean? How can we teach our children to do something new to them but familiar… Continue reading Parent Talk
First post on our blog! Montessori floor beds in a shared nursery for 3yo brother and almost 2yo sister. The floor bed promotes independence by allowing children to choose to go to bed or move around freely when awake. It can be as simple as a mattress placed on the floor, but as we already… Continue reading Our first post: Floor beds!