Delicious Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

During the fall in the village here, I always love that we have pumpkins sold directly on our way to school every morning. We have access to all sorts of delicious types of pumpkins and squash that I can grab on the way home from teaching the kiddos to make pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin pie, and [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:19+00:00October 10th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Practical Life, Recipes|

Halloween Bark for a Delicious Treat Kids Can Make

We have been on such a dessert kick lately! I don't know what it is about October (maybe that Halloween isn't celebrated here), but I always want to bake and indulge in delicious treats during this month. Today, I want to share a super fun and adorable Halloween Bark recipe with you that your kids can even [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:19+00:00October 8th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Practical Life|

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 |2019-08-12T05:23:24+00:00September 20th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Montessori, Recipes|

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 [...]

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+00:00May 17th, 2017|Cooking, Montessori, Practical Life, Recipes|

Our Montessori Spring: growing beans

Happy Tuesday everyone! I'm so happy to announce the start of a new series I am hosting along with the wonderful Katherine from I Believe in Montessori and Vanessa from Mama's Happy Hive! We are all so excited for spring that we are organizing a series centered around spring, featuring wonderful Montessori bloggers from across [...]

By |2018-03-06T12:46:25+00:00March 7th, 2017|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Cooking, Montessori, Science, Spring|

Kids in the kitchen: Using a knife at 4 years old

One of my favourite aspects of Montessori is the emphasis on practical life activities and learning. I really enjoy being able to teach Y basic skills that he will need the rest of his life. I truly believe that learning to do simple tasks for himself helps to build up Y's confidence and self esteem.  Today, I [...]

By |2018-03-01T22:24:49+00:00March 2nd, 2017|3-6 years old, Cooking, Montessori, Parenting, Practical Life|

Children in the kitchen: kid friendly knives

One of the many important approaches of Montessori style parenting is giving children plenty of opportunities to be independent. In my home, as well as what you see in many other Montessori homes, is that children are very involved in typical household tasks, including cooking. There are many ways to enjoy cooking together and many [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:19:10+00:00February 8th, 2017|3-6 years old, Cooking, Materials, Montessori, Parenting, Practical Life|