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’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’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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Montessori Inspired Activities for Toddlers – Farm

You know how there are some things in life you just can't wait to introduce your kids to? Maybe it's fishing, or football, or some great place you have been. Well, I get super excited by all things farm. I've always wanted to be a farmer, probably because I only see all the fun bits …

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Montessori Inspired Activities for Toddlers – Colours

February was the month in which I finally jumped into those plans I had been talking about and it has been an unquestionable success. Little Bean has enjoyed all the colourful works and I have enjoyed feeling a little bit more organised. Being organised has always been a bit of a battle for me, definitely not something …

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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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