Montessori bedroom spaces

Parents often ask me where to start with Montessori. Aside from learning activities, an important aspect of Montessori at home is setting up your space. Today, I want to take a look at some Montessori bedrooms. We will discuss important aspects to focus on when setting up a Montessori space for your child. A Montessori [...]

By | 2017-07-22T12:28:43+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|1-3 years old, Home, Home management, Montessori, Parenting|0 Comments

High chairs for a Montessori home

What? High chairs for a Montessori home? Yes! Today, I am chatting a bit about why one may choose to use a high chair and what to look for in one. For our family, both a high chair and a Montessori weaning table have been a great compromise! High chairs for a Montessori home Why [...]

By | 2017-06-27T10:53:45+00:00 June 27th, 2017|1-3 years old, Home, Infants, Montessori, Parenting|0 Comments

Montessori inspired baby spaces

I am kind of obsessed with Montessori baby spaces. There's something so beautiful, simple, and calming about them. Creating the perfect Montessori baby space first seemed very daunting to me. The more I studied and learned though, the easier I found it. Montessori baby spaces are simple. The necessities are basically a soft place to [...]

Place Mats for a Montessori Weaning Table

Since we have been on this theme of Montessori weaning this week, I wanted to show you a very useful item to have for your weaning table - some Montessori placemats! Montessori placemats Why: Montessori placemats are a very useful item to have in a Montessori home. I really like the ones that have an outline [...]

By | 2017-06-09T07:05:33+00:00 June 6th, 2017|1-3 years old, Baby, Montessori, Practical Life|0 Comments

Summer Activities for Kids

Wow! I cannot believe that it's summer already! During the summer, I love how the days are long and all of the wonderful extra time for outdoor activities. It can also get a bit overwhelming when we are so busy to really plan. Cooking healthy meals, preparing summer activities (learning activities and fun, family activities) [...]

By | 2017-06-01T09:06:08+00:00 June 1st, 2017|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Kids Activites, Summer|0 Comments

Montessori weaning tables

I recently wrote an article explaining the difference between the Montessori approach to weaning and baby led weaning. Today, I want to dig a little deeper into Montessori weaning tables and spaces. Today's article features beautiful Montessori weaning spaces! Montessori weaning tables Montessori in Motion explains their set up and choices for introducing a weaning table. [...]

By | 2017-05-30T16:11:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|1-3 years old, Baby, Home, Montessori, Practical Life, Toddler|0 Comments

Kids cleaning set: types of brooms, mops, and hand brooms for kids

One of the most beautiful aspects of implementing Montessori at home for me has been to see my son taking care of our home. Montessori is not just about trays and learning activities, but I feel that this approach to raising our children and this amazing life style deeply impacts how our children view the [...]

Montessori 3 period lesson

One of the key ways to present new information to children in a Montessori environment is by using a Montessori 3 period lesson. The 3 period lesson is often used to teach vocabulary, but it also a very useful tool to teach concepts. Today, I want to focus on how to use this lesson to [...]

Shark Number Cards

We are moving along in our shark theme! I'm very excited to be sharing how we are using our shark themed number cards in depth today, creating fun extensions using traditional Montessori math materials. I absolutely adore using our Montessori materials in the intended way because, let's be real, Dr. Montessori was brilliant and created [...]

Getting started with shelf activities – How to choose the perfect Montessori tray

When starting off with Montessori or tray activities, something that I think deserves a bit of basic attention is a discussion of the how to choose a Montessori tray for activities! The trays? What's so special about them? Well, that's what we will be discussing today! Different types of trays and why it matters. While the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T04:55:15+00:00 May 12th, 2017|1-3 years old, Montessori|0 Comments