What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Minibeasts

July was devoted to minibeasts! It was a no-brainer really, there are so many bugs around at the minute with it being so warm and damp and, of course, Little Bean has been fascinated with them. So I put together a few appropriate trays for the work shelves, here's a little look at them. Little …

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What We’re Reading – Montessori Friendly Books About Minibeasts

Little Bean, along with most toddlers, is fascinated with all things creepy and crawly. She will spend long periods of time watching them scuttle and slither and we've enjoyed having a closer look at them in our bug magnifier. This summer it's been perfect weather for getting out and looking for bugs and we have …

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What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Flowers

May was a horrendous month. The first half was super busy and the second half was full of sickness. In fact, some of us in the family are still harbouring bugs. As such, not much happened with the shelves, which is a shame because I had some ideas in the pipeline which I think Little …

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What We’re Reading – Montessori Friendly Books About Flowers

The weather has been glorious here and we have been outside a lot. Nature is a wonderful teacher whatever the weather, but we definitely enjoy being out more when the sun is shining! A lot of the plants are out in flower and the bees and butterflies are certainly very busy. We have been enjoying …

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What’s on Our Montessori Shelves – Spring

Spring is, I think, my favourite season. But then again, I say that about every season! Spring is pretty much on it's way out over here, slowly giving way to summer, and it's been great. We have really enjoyed watching the world come to life again, spotting all the new flowers and seeing all the …

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Weather Stones – Science Explorations for Toddlers

I don't know about where you are but here in Scotland during spring the weather is always changing. One minute it can be beautiful sunshine and the next it could be raining, or snowing! It makes preparing for the day a bit of a challenge, but it does provide a wonderful opportunity for looking at …

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