Children of this age possess what Dr. Montessori called the Absorbent Mind. This type of mind has the unique and transitory ability to absorb all aspects physical, mental, … Learn more...
Why start at three years old? Maria Montessori studied children. As she did, she discovered that between birth and six, children have certain capabilities for learning that will never again be so compelling. Three-year-olds learn in unique ways that make this an ideal time to begin their Montessori education. They have become aware of others,… [Learn More]
It can be a tool for independence learned as easily and painlessly as any other in the Montessori environment Throw away the M&M’s! Or, at least hide them in the cabinet to enjoy. Helping your child to master the toilet doesn’t require candy, stickers and rewards. Children have a natural desire to care for their… [Learn More]
There are 4 major areas of the Montessori curriculum in the Primary classroom: practical life, sensorial, math and language (including the cultural subjects of geography and science). Below is a brief description for each area. Practical Life The exercises of the Practical Life curriculum are designed to foster independence, self-confidence, self-esteem, and self control, characteristics… [Learn More]