Montessori Baby Activities: Balance beam for babies

Gross motor development is such an amazing part of baby's growth! Isn't it absolutely fascinating and magical how these sweet little ones are born completely dependent on us caregivers? They cannot move about or care for themselves. Within a few months, they are crawling, sitting, and picking up toys! As caregivers, we can set up Montessori [...]

Apple Cutting Strips

How is it that apple and pumpkin time is here already? I seriously already have all sorts of apple pie and pumpkin pie plans going on in my head. Y is begging to get baking, and I'm excited for scarves and tea! Fall is my favourite! Naturally, this means tons of apple activities, pumpkin activities, [...]

Free Wall Art for Montessori Homes Printables

I'm so excited to start finishing up our spaces in our home! For the past two years (well more), we have been so busy with remodeling and doing work like making walls. There has been little time to focus on details. I'm so happy to finally be at a place where I can start buying [...]

Seashell activities

I seem to have back to school on my mind. Summer vacation here literally just started! No, really, summer holiday in the Netherlands begins in middle to late July! The kids here get six weeks off. Once school picks back up in September, I will be teaching English at our village school a few hours [...]

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 | 2017-09-07T08:03:32+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