Why We Love Duplo

I'm not a huge fan of toys that contain a whole host of plastic parts but I will certainly make an exception when it comes to Lego Duplo. Little Bean got her first set about a year ago and she loves it. It holds her attention longer than most things and she can let her imagination …

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DIY Montessori Inspired Smelling Bottles for Toddlers

The sense of smell is so taken for granted. But where would we be without it to let us know there is something delicious cooking in the oven, wonderful flowers growing in the garden or that we just stepped in something nasty. We would be able to get by, but life would be that little …

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The Use of Shelves in the Montessori Environment

The furniture in a room speaks volumes. The furniture tells us the uses of a room, whether the room is formal or relaxed, if we are to zone out or tune in. The furniture in a room will also communicate to the little person in your life, inviting them in, engaging  them in the goings …

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