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 Spaces – Kitchen Inspiration

I've started to think ahead to when we move. Mostly positive thoughts, some of sheer panic and some thoughts about how we might use the space, particularly how to make it Little Bean friendly. I said in an earlier post it's a bit like having a blank canvas prepared environment-wise, how exciting! The kitchen is probably …

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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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