Are you looking to add an accessible water source to your Montessori home? Follow along as Sarah explains her process and download her plans to DIY your own!
Do you ever get that bug to rearrange your living room? Were you on a walk and passed an amazing tag sale piece you just couldn’t pass up and now you need to make room for it in your home? Perhaps you are buying your dream dining room set and it’s time to get the layout right!
All these scenarios are common, and when you have a small child, each of these can disrupt their sense of order…
The shelf is an essential part of a child’s prepared space. Although you can find many options that are labeled “Montessori shelf”. They are often expensive and ALL. LOOK. THE SAME. I prefer to have the child’s space reflect the design style of the family. The most common version of the Montessori shelf is a Scandinavian design. I think this has evolved for 3 reasons: It is characteristically minimal, functional, with clean lines Scandinavian design
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
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love making costumes 👻👻👻 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