Montessori at home: a week in pictures

With both my children in AMI-accredited schools in London, Montessori at home must be different from Montessori in school. I try not to have Montessori materials out as that might cause them to be bored with the same materials in school, but I very much follow the child and allow ample uninterrupted time for developing… Continue reading Montessori at home: a week in pictures

Supporting Your Child’s Explosion into Writing – without worksheets or “academics”

Dylan’s explosion into writing was an exciting thing to behold. I had trusted that one day he would discover it for himself, so he would have the joy of realising he could write. As with everything else, like self-feeding or toileting,  the child deserved to own the achievement of writing, not me. Shortly after his fourth… Continue reading Supporting Your Child’s Explosion into Writing – without worksheets or “academics”

How to take Practical Life to the next level

There was a period of time when I wondered why my children weren’t doing practical life, then I realised I was the obstacle! I was too concerned about spillage, mess and water wastage, and they caught on to my reluctance. My husband and I learnt these tips when we attended AMI’s Montessori in the Home… Continue reading How to take Practical Life to the next level