Montessori Language Development

Montessori at Home: Language Development In The Early Years

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Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most important life skills to learn. Communication is fundamental to children’s development. It is the foundation of relationships and is essential for learning, playing and social interaction. In the Montessori curriculum, language development is supported by a number of activities that stimulate communication skills and vocabulary development. According to Montessori philosophy, …

Montessori Family Nature Walk

Using Nature In Education The Montessori Way

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Going on a “Nature Walk” can be a fun and meaningful activity for the whole family to enjoy together. A nature walk can be anywhere: The beach, a park, a field, or even down a neighborhood street or your own yard. There is no right or wrong place as long as it’s natural. A nature walk presents endless opportunities for …

Celebrate Parents Day The Montessori Way

Parents’ Day Is Sunday, July 26: Celebrate The Montessori Way

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Mother’s Day and Father’s Day have become our favorite holidays. Those are the days when children show love and appreciation for their parents. But have you heard of Parents’ Day? Although it may sound redundant, it’s not the same. In the United States, Parents’ Day is a national holiday held on the fourth Sunday of July. It was established in …

Talk To Your Child About The Coronavirus

The Panic-Free Way To Talk To Your Child About The Coronavirus

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The continuing news about the Coronavirus may affect your child more than you realize. Children are certainly hearing about the situation and may have feelings, questions and opinions that you are not even aware of. The good news is that there are a few simple things you can say and do to protect your child from unnecessary anxiety. Below are …

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How to Teach Your Child to Practice Mindfulness the Montessori Way

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As we are going through challenging times, understanding and practicing Mindfulness is now more important than ever. Mindfulness is the ability to focus on the present moment – and do so in a positive way. It helps children learn to reflect on the triggers and take a pause before choosing how to react. It allows them to savor the beautiful …

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Five Ways to Celebrate 4th of July the Montessori Way

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As we are getting ready to celebrate the 4th of July this weekend, following many of our favorite traditions may not be an option. Yet, there are still plenty of safe ways to commemorate the birthday of our nation, including the Montessori way. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Educate Your Child About American History. Take a virtual walking tour of …