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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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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Intro to Colour Mixing – Science Explorations for Toddlers

That title is a bit of a mouthful. But the word explorations is really important, after all, that's what science really is, exploration and discovery. And why should big people have all the fun! Toddlers, although small in body, are big in curiosity so in my mind toddlers and science are a perfect fit. Whether …

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