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What to do for Halloween in 2020 πŸŽƒ

What to do for Halloween in 2020 πŸŽƒ

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love making costumes πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘» for the kids and walking the neighborhood to see all the decorations. People get so creative this time of year! It’s like a celebration of our creative spirits. Rarely do we take time away from our busy schedules to create mystery and story in our front yards. This year will be different. I’m not making costumes this year. The first time in 15 years. *Sigh* This year we…

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Montessori Themes – and why we don’t use them

Montessori Themes – and why we don’t use them

For so many homeschool education programs for toddlers, preschoolers, or elementary age children, offering themes is recommended. This is also common in many schools. However, in Montessori we rarely use a theme. Themes are often used to help the adults keep order to their lessons or to support the adults’ ideas of what and where to prepare. In Montessori education, we find the monthly or seasonal themes get in the way of allowing the natural flow of how a child…

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