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Montessori Practical Life {Eggs & Dishes}

Montessori Practical Life at its best: Egg Peeling and Dish Washing. Check out these images from this past week. The great part about these activities is that they are good for our little spirits’ development AND can actually be helpful to us around our home or classroom. I grabbed a few hard boiled eggs from …

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Montessori in the Home: Fostering Independence with a Light Switch Extender

You have to get a light switch extender. I have recently become obsessed with a new product: The Kidswitch Light Switch Extender. The idea is the same as with my Faucet Extender obsession: Create an environment where children can take care of themselves. The benefits of a light switch extender are numerous but THREE that …

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Montessori in the Home: Movement

Between Easter and Spring, we’re doing a lot of jumping and hopping these days! We’re frogs, we’re bunnies, we’re dinosaurs and other various extinct animals. All great fun. Feeling inspired by my sons abilities to move non-stop and, of course, their adorableness, I created a series of movements for us to do based on HOPPING …

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Integrate Montessori at Home with a Kid’s Coat Rack!

This Montessori at Home post is about a kid’s coat rack. Yup, that’s it. Creating a child-friendly environment in our home is important. We believe that enabling our children to do things on their own will breed confidence and independence. Such a simple change, such as a coat rack at a  child’s level,  can make a …

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