7 Best Ways for Teaching the Montessori Alphabet

In a Montessori classroom, it is believed that learning to read and write should be a natural, gradual, and tangible process. Thus, the alphabet is taught differently than in traditional classrooms. How is it done? There are seven best ways to teach the Montessori alphabet.    What makes Montessori different from traditional education? Montessori classrooms […]

The Twelve Secrets of Montessori – #4 Sensitive Periods

Sensitive Period for large movement Montessori

Montessori educators have identified what is called the sensitive period in Montessori that refers to a particular stage in a child’s development. It was first identified by Dr. Maria Montessori, wherein she associates each sensitive period with an inner compulsion that is manifested by the child. According to Montessori, it is important to identify what […]

How to Teach Growth Mindset to Kids

benefits of growth mindset in kids

A growth mindset is considered an essential tool to achieve happiness and success in life. If you want your child to be in a position to succeed later on in life, it is important to start teaching them this mindset at a young age. If your child knows that they are capable of achieving great […]

Montessori vs. Traditional Preschool: Which is Better?

Montessori vs traditonal method of learning

Choosing a preschool education program for your children can be overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. What’s the best learning philosophy out there? Will it suit my child? Will my child learn better there compared to the other? For many parents, the first question when it comes to selecting a daycare or preschool program for their […]

Age-Appropriate Chores for Children… or Not?

Guide to Montessori chores by age

Did you know that teaching your child to do household chores can be beneficial to them? Later on, you will learn about the guide to Montessori chores, by age, that would facilitate their cognitive and motor skills’ development.  Introduction to Montessori Chores by Age Believe it or not, kids as young as two years old […]

10 Montessori-Inspired Phrases to Use When Your Child is Being ‘Mean’

Montessori-Inspired Phrases to Use Instead of Hitting

Probably one of the most worrying things to witness as a parent is seeing your perfect little angel turn into a mean machine that bites, kicks, and hits playmates. For one, it’s embarrassing – your child’s behavior and character is a reflection of your parenting. Secondly, you don’t want people hating your child for their […]

Best Kitchen Utensils and Tools for Little Kids

Best Montessori Kitchen Tools for Kids

For most parents, the idea of having little kids in the kitchen is a major no-no. It’s bound for disaster as kids can get messy and curious. However, it does not have to be this way. The kitchen can be a great learning space for your children if you equip them with the right Montessori […]

Easy Montessori at Home Activities for 2-Year-Olds

Best Montessori Activities for 2-Year-Olds

Two-year-olds are fun to deal with because there is a lot of development going on – from their motor skills to language skills. They are a bundle of energy and are always curious. They are also getting very good at imitating adults. At this age, they also express an interest in certain activities and experiences. […]

Seven Little Ways to Create a Montessori Home Environment

tips to create a Montessori at home

The Montessori approach to teaching has been around for a long time, but it continues to gain popularity as many parents discover the benefits to this teaching method. The trick with teaching the Montessori method is that parents play a crucial role in making sure that learning does not stop for your child when they […]

Activities for Kids to Practice Kindness and Compassion

best kindness activities for kids

Yes, kindness can be taught. But it is important to start this at a young age so that your child can learn the importance of showing kindness and compassion to others. It’s a great way to reverse a child’s natural tendency to become selfish – a normal thing at their age. Discover fun and effective […]