practical life

A number of autumn activities are only appropriate before or on Halloween. Andrea Coventry has articles at Associated Content on two Montessori practical life activities using Indian corn that are fun and effective throughout the fall season. Scrubbing Indian Corn Practical life activities provide benefits far beyond the eye-hand coordination your

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Today’s activity of the week is from MommyMoment.ca. It includes a number of great activities related to the outdoors and gardening. There are practical life photos from the family’s spring gardening activities. Cultural activities are included when the children in the Montessori home preschool learn the parts of a rhubarb plant.

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For today’s activity of the week, I chose a practical life activity that was always popular with children when I owned a Montessori preschool. Using an eggbeater will develop the child’s concentration and eye-hand coordination. The activity is especially good for eye-hand coordination because it involves the use of both hands.  Of course, to avoid

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Practical life (daily living) exercises are extremely important in Montessori education as they develop the child’s order, concentration, coordination, and independence. Because practical life is the starting point in Montessori education, I’m using a practical life activity as the first activity of the week. This week’s activity is a preliminary exercise on

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