Spring Unit Part 2: Flowers, Butterflies and Birds

It is my children’s first time experiencing spring, so we are basking in the glorious weather outdoors, but also bringing the outdoors in with a slate of no-cost flower, butterfly and bird activities. 1. Flower arranging  A springtime unit simply wouldn’t be complete without this year-round favourite: flower arranging. One of those activities where math… Continue reading Spring Unit Part 2: Flowers, Butterflies and Birds

Montessori in the Home: Session 1 takeaways

Andrew: I decided to jump on the bandwagon and get myself educated in the Montessori philosophy after hearing so much from Jasmine! We both signed up for the “Montessori in the Home” course run by AMI and attended our first session today, which was extremely enriching and thought-provoking. Unlike the Montessori Assistants Course that Jasmine attended,… Continue reading Montessori in the Home: Session 1 takeaways

A dad’s perspective on Montessori 

Andrew: My wife was quite into it, but Montessori was initially bewildering for me. The general sensing I get from reading about the Montessori philosophy online is that it’s mainly mums who write about it, hence Jasmine and I thought it’d be interesting to share a daddy’s journey in understanding it and how dads can… Continue reading A dad’s perspective on Montessori