The Absorbent Mind: Unleashing children’s Potential

The Absorbent Mind

Maria Montessori, an Italian doctor, changed how young children were taught with her new ideas and methods. One of the ideas of the Montessori method is the “absorbent mind,” which says that young children have an amazing ability to learn things quickly and easily by absorbing everything around them. Understanding the absorbent mind is crucial […]

Benefits of Montessori Learning Tower (+ Where to Buy One!)

Benefits of Montessori Learning Tower

Toddlers level up their courage and curiosity once they learn to stand on their feet (as early as nine months for some babies). This is great as that is how they discover the world, use their senses, and learn what their bodies can do, from walking, climbing, jumping, reaching for items, etc.  As a parent, […]

7 Phrases to Diffuse Toddler Frustration

Dealing with toddler frustration and tantrums

Dealing with toddler frustration and tantrums is one of the biggest challenges in raising a child. An angry and frustrated child can be more difficult to deal with when you are in a public space and want your child to behave appropriately. As a parent, your goal is to diffuse your child’s frustration and not […]

Montessori Tips for Toilet Learning (Potty Training)

Learning how to use the toilet (or potty training)

Learning how to use the toilet (or potty training) is one of the most crucial stages in a child’s development. However, this is an incredibly intimidating task for parents. You can use the Montessori toilet learning approach to hack your way into this process and get more success.   Montessori Toilet Learning: Is Your Child […]

Close-Ended vs. Open-Ended Toys in Montessori

open-ended toys promotes creativity

According to Maria Montessori, “play is the work of the child.” The concept of play is an integral component in Montessori learning because it facilitates meaningful learning. Montessori advocates believe that when children play, they can explore their world and interact with it, which in turn creates an avenue for learning while having fun.  The […]

Pikler Triangle and Montessori Teaching

Pikler triangle Montessori toy

Several Montessori toys are available to facilitate learning that are aligned with the Montessori method. One of those toys is the Pikler triangle. If you want to invest in one, make sure you know how to use it and the various ways it can facilitate effective learning so you can maximize its use.   What […]

The Tiny Seed Activities for Toddlers

tiny seed activities for toddlers

The Montessori method of teaching utilizes a child’s creative mind and penchant for play to facilitate the learning process. Therefore, many of the Montessori techniques involve using real-life interaction and outdoor play. Montessori learning does not just happen in the prepared environment or Montessori classroom; the world around them is their classroom. The tiny seed […]

Clean Up Time After Their Mess in the Montessori Approach

clean up time the Montessori way

Kids can be messy and wild and easily cause havoc wherever you put them. Keeping up with the chaos and constantly cleaning up every other minute can be frustrating. In the Montessori setting, you teach children the concept of clean up time. Learning and playing are essential but cleaning up after their mess is equally […]

Benefits of Growth Mindset for 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 […]

6 Useful Kindness Activities for Kids

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 […]