Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

Hand-Made Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is the perfect time for children to use their learned skills to create memorable gifts for their moms. A hand-made gift from her little one is on top of every mom’s gift list – whether it’s the father helping with the crafts or a set time for crafts with mom on Mother’s Day. After all, what can be …

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How to Celebrate Easter the Montessori Way

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With Easter right around the corner, here are some ‘eggcelent ideas’ on how to bring Montessori into your home with fun educational activities: For Toddlers: Egg Dying and Decorating Egg Dying and Decorating is a fantastic and fun opportunity for Toddlers to work on their hand-eye coordination and focus of movement. It’s also a perfect activity to reinforce the names …

Montessori Gift Ideas You Can Make At Home

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As the Festive season is upon us, this week we would like to share a few of our Montessori gift ideas that are easy to follow and will bring lots of fun for all. Holiday Season is the perfect time to practice Montessori principals at home. Making homemade holiday gifts with your children teaches them something that store-bought gifts can’t: time …

Montessori Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Montessori Inspired Pumpkin Carving

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Pumpkin carving combines Practical Life, Science, Math and Art skills that can support Montessori lessons at home for children of all ages. And let’s face it… it’s a FUN activity to enjoy with your child, as a family! One way we help educate the “whole child” in a Montessori school is by making lessons relevant to the children’s real world …

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Supporting Cultural Diversity In The Montessori Classroom

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At La Prima Casa we take great pride in supporting cultural diversity and peace education in the Montessori classroom. When Dr. Maria Montessori opened her first school, one of her goals was to foster peace and international understanding. The best way to do that was through education, she thoughtfully concluded. “This is education, understood as a help to life; an …

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How To Celebrate Earth Day The Montessori Way

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Earth Day, recognized yearly on April 22 as the commemoration of the modern environmental movement, shares many strong connections to the Montessori educational philosophy. Dr. Maria Montessori believed that experiences in nature are a fundamental part of the education process. “There is no description, no image in any book that is capable of replacing the sight of real trees, and …

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5 Montessori-Inspired Ways to Celebrate the New Year

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For many, the New Year is a time for new beginnings. For the Montessori student, it’s a time to reflect on the lessons learned from a year of growth and development through their studies. It’s also a time to set goals and make plans for the upcoming year. But mostly, it’s a time for celebration, and there are some simple …

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In the Classroom, At Home and in the Kitchen: How to Have a Happy Montessori Holiday

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The Holiday season is here and for Montessori students, holidays offer plenty of opportunities for growth and celebration. Celebrating The Holidays Through Art, History and Stories Montessori classrooms seek to enrich children with an understanding of many cultures. During the holidays, Montessori students learn about traditions and various holidays celebrated during the season, including Christmas and Hanukkah.  Often, this discussion …

Thanksgiving the Montessori way

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving the Montessori Way

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Thanksgiving is a perfect time to help your child learn about gratitude, love and compassion. In her teachings, Dr. Maria Montessori focused on giving thanks for the good things in life. She believed that encouraging gratitude in children would help with their overall development. In fact, she focused on making “grace and courtesy” a core part of the Montessori philosophy. …

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5 Fun (And Safe) Ways To Celebrate Halloween This Year

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Boo! It’s that time of the year in Miami! Just like other holidays this year, Halloween celebration is not going to be the same. But don’t despair! There are loads of ways to safely keep the spirit of Halloween alive this weekend. Here are just a few: 1. Trick or Treat While Staying Safe. Get haunted in your own vehicle …