Halloween Recipes for Kids – Mummy Bark

I am so excited to be sharing something so fun, so cute, and so Halloween-y with you! I usually don't make such a big deal about holidays in general, but this year, I promised myself that I would be a bit better at this. So today, I am going to showing you one of my [...]

By | 2018-09-20T08:59:39+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Montessori, Recipes|0 Comments

Easter Cutting Strips

We love using cutting strips as a fun way to practice scissor skills. I recently read an article about how young children are starting to have less developed hand muscles and poor scissor and pencil grasp. This really stood out to me. So, I started working on developing fun and engaging ways to develop those [...]

Useful Practical Life Items for Setting up your Montessori Kitchen Space

One of the spaces I love to set up in my home is our kitchen! I love to create a warm, inviting Montessori kitchen space where my children can exercise independence. We spend so much time cooking there, grabbing snacks and drinks, and cleaning up. This post contains affiliate links at no cost to you. [...]

Cooking with Kids – awesome cookbooks!

Personally, I love cooking with my kids! One of the reasons why it is so important to me is because I feel that I am taking care of my family (or friends) when I prepare a meal for them. It's a way to serve others. As Dr. Montessori explains, "Joy, feeling one's own value, being [...]

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, [...]

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

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

Introducing solids: Baby led weaning and Montessori weaning

Oh my! baby Natasha is already six months old and has officially started weaning! We are introducing solids! I'm excited about it, but also admittedly a bit sad that Natasha is growing so fast. It's blowing my mind that she is growing so fast. Starting solids though really is an exciting new phase! Today, let's [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:53:03+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Baby, Infants, Montessori, Practical Life|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 [...]

Easy recipes for kids: avocado egg salad

Y has recently become very interested in cooking. This has been a lot of fun for me to help him explore! I am really excited to share with you one of our easy recipes for kids to help your little one cook independently. I have to admit that I really love how well prepared he was [...]

By | 2017-05-17T09:35:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Cooking, Montessori, Practical Life, Recipes|0 Comments