independence

Simple Montessori Activities: bracelets on peg

Bracelets on Peg

The bracelets on peg is a simple eye-hand coordination activity for the young child. This activity engages the child’s visual discrimination on the road to independence, teaching him what he

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Simple Montessori Activities: stiching block

Stitch Block

As you start thinking about holiday gifts for your children or those of family and friends, remember to question the purposeful and intelligent activity behind each toy. This stitching block

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Simple Montessori Activities: opening closing containers

The Simple Joy of Containers

 You don’t need to purchase expensive toys to entertain your young child. Everyday objects found around the home can offer hours of engagement and fascination, as well as valuable

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Simple Montessori Activities: dusting plant

Dusting a Plant

A small duster made of natural wool or a small soft brush will give the child the opportunity to carefully dust the leaves of non-toxic plants. The simple task of

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A Few of My Favorite Things - Fav October - Kids Parents Guide

A few of my favorite things #4

  What is it? Why do I like them? When are they appropriate for children*?   Child size chair, so important to have practical and beautiful child-size furniture. Found this one at the

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A few of my favorite things #2

What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Color coordinated kitchen utensils, found at a local bargain store. Color coordinating children’s activities helps them

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