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Nesting Boxes Enhance Your Child’s Visual Discrimination

Whether you’re out traveling with your young ones or looking for a way they can pass the time at a restaurant, look no further than this portable toy I often recommend to clients of my parenting coaching practice: the incredible nesting boxes. Your young child will have fun solving the mystery of the contents in […]

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Simple Montessori Activities: opening closing bottles

Opening and Closing Bottles Boosts Your Child’s Writing Skills

 If you’re a follower of my work, you’ll know that one of my favorite Maria Montessori quotes, which I regularly like to share with clients of my coaching practice, is that she famously described the hands as “the tools of intelligence.” It should come as no surprise then, that activities as simple as opening […]

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Turn Household Objects into Toys with Bracelets on a Peg

   Maria Montessori famously described the hands as the tools of intelligence. When babies develop their hands, they are preparing to take on purposeful and more independent work, such as feeding themselves. That’s just one good reason to place a set of bracelets and a wooden peg in front of your child next time […]

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The Stitching Block Offers Sewing Skills and More For Your Child

   In my practice as a parenting coach clients often ask me for toys and/or activities they can easily travel with, especially during the busier summer months. The stitching block is one of my favorites, as it comes all in one piece and is a real skill-booster for the little ones. Developed in Prague, […]

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Simple Montessori Activities: pouring grain

Foster Your Child’s Independence with a Pouring Grains Activity

In my practice as a parenting coach, I often guide my clients into understanding the incredible benefits of engaging our young ones in sensorial play. Simple activities such as moving grains from one container to another are not only accessible and inexpensive, they offer a wealth of educational benefits to our children. The Montessori method […]

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