Last week we went to the beach and the kids collected sea water in a bottle for a very simple science experiment.Continue Reading
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
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
Here are some Montessori-inspired practical life activities for your kids (from 2 years old).
This is a simple activity you can do with young kids and that will help them being concentrated.
Prepare a few square pieces of paper and draw a line in the middle. This line will be on the outer side of the sheet and will provide control of error.Continue Reading
You often ask me what kind of activity you can do with very young kids. I might not be very useful when I answer that I don’t plan any structured activities for my youngest. I’ve always thought that everyday life is interesting enough for our little ones.Continue Reading
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