Corners of Our Home

After the renovation works, our house finally starts looking like a house. Today, I would like to show you a little corner, previously unused, that holds now some Montessori materials and other kind of activities for the kids.Continue Reading

Montessori: DIY Red Rods

This is one of the first Montessori sensory materials 3 years olds are introduced to. 10 wooden rods measuring 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 e 100 cm. The purpose is preparation to mathematics (each rod represents a number from 1 to 10) and discrimination of different dimensions.Continue Reading

Playful (and Educational) Meal Planning

Mealtime is a hard time in our house. Two of our three kids don’t like eating, they don’t like the same food and they often change their mind about what they like and what they don’t.

Last summer I seized their interest in writing and reading and tried to make mealtime easier for our family.Continue Reading