What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Human Body

A couple of months ago, as the plants started to spring back into life, as the birds started busying themselves with nest building and as we welcomed some frog spawn into our home, Little Bean's interest was turned from the human body towards the life cycles of these creatures and plants. Don't get me wrong, …

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Montessori Pink Series Language Resources – Where to Find Them

Is there anything more exciting than watching a child discover reading? Maybe a few things, but it's pretty high up the list! It has been such a blessing to watch Little Bean as she delves into the world of written language with such joy, excitement and determination. She is also learning so fast! Her internal …

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What We’re Reading – Montessori Friendly Books About the Human Body

Little Bean has had a real, sustained interest in her inner workings for a good few months. Am I surprised? Not at all, the human body is a fascinating thing! We've had a lot of chat about bones, the heart, the digestive system, poop, doctors, x-rays and more. It's been so much fun to watch …

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What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Winter

It feels more wintery than ever here, just yesterday we had snow AGAIN and it's so, so cold. But we live by the sea so the snow doesn't really lie, you can call that a blessing or a curse depending on your own constitution! I know that Little Bean would certainly enjoy deeper snow to …

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Montessori Language – One Girl’s Journey Into Writing

Did you all have a happy festive season? Our Christmas was splendid and, now that we have properly started 2018, I find myself reflecting on where we are going and where we have been. One of the things I've been thinking a lot about lately is Little Bean's journey with language, as we have seen …

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Cloth Training Pants Review – Brightbots and Close

I can assuredly say that our toilet learning journey is nearing its end. We only need a couple of adjustments to the environment and Little Bean should be independent start to finish. We avoided using disposable training pants while she was toilet learning. These kinds of trainingย  pants can be a bit confusing for little …

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