practical life activities
February is a month that’s rich in possible themes. Today, I want to share some ideas for transferring activities that would fit with some February themes. Many of the themes can extend throughout the month. Winter themes obviously work well throughout February; Chinese New Year activities work well during
One of the most helpful qualities your child can have for any type of school experience is the ability to concentrate. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do at home to help your young child develop concentration. I’m going to share some tips that work well at any time
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You may have noticed that I spend a lot of time emphasizing practical life, or daily living, exercises for preschoolers. Those are the exercises for control of movement, care of self, care of the environment, and grace and courtesy. Activities in each of those areas have obvious practical benefits.
Montessori education works perfectly for preschoolers. It works perfectly for other ages as well, but it’s easiest to find materials for home use at the preschool level. And, according to Maria Montessori, the years before age 6 are the most important: …the most important period of life is not
For the beginning of the school year, I’m going to focus on Montessori activities you can use at home. My Monday activity of the week for the next few weeks will include numerous activities within each of the Montessori curriculum areas. This week, the emphasis is on what could