Montessori

The Most Delightful Chapter Books to Read-Aloud with Young Children

Are you ready to begin reading chapter books aloud to your children? If so, here are some of our top picks that are gentle enough in content matter for even the youngest of children. the remarkable benefits of reading aloud to children The benefits of reading aloud to children are numerous. From an educational standpoint …

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Montessori: 5 Fun Ways to Use a Linear Calendar at Home and Why They’re Great for Preschoolers

What is a linear calendar and what purpose does it serve? For children in the first plane of development, Montessori emphasizes concrete, hands-on learning to make abstract concepts easier to understand as they grow older. A linear calendar is one way to help make the passage of time more concrete for children. Since it visually …

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Montessori: 8 Easy Ways to Assist a Child’s Independence in Dressing + Why You Should

“We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of those who aspire to serve the spirit,” says Maria Montessori. One of the reasons I love Maria Montessori’s educational method is because it emphasizes respect for children and honoring their input and decisions. In their …

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