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 trainingΒ  pants can be a bit confusing for little …

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What We’re Reading – Montessori Friendly Books About the Beach/Ocean

Things on the blog have been moving along slowly the last few months. Our summer has been super busy so I made the decision not to stress too much about blogging. We also have a big holiday coming up so I'm going to apologise now if I disappear again πŸ˜‚ I have a backlog of …

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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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