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A Walk Through a Montessori Classroom

Thoughts & Reflections

Let’s take a walk through a Montessori classroom. Are you ready? On any given day, at any given moment, you’ll notice that no one in a Montessori classroom is doing the exact same thing. The only thing that they are doing the same, is following their own interests. You’ll notice that a teacher isn’t standing […]

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Cylinder Blocks Activities

Montessori Activities

The cylinder blocks are a favorite of Montessori classrooms. They’re made of wood, and there are ten pieces, and the children absolutely love to work with them. Let’s find out why. Materials: A rectangular block of wood, with ten cylinders. There are four cylinder blocks in the collection. Aim: Visual discrimination of dimension. Results: Preparation […]

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Threading Activity

Montessori Activities

Threading Activity: There are a lot of practical life activities that have multiple layers and purposes to them. Threading is one of them. One of the most important lessons to be learned is independence and self-confidence. Let’s see what’s at work. Materials: String, and an assortment of multi-colored, and shaped, beads. Aim: To thread the […]

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Individualized Education

Montessori Activities

One of the many things that makes Montessori so enticing for prospective families, is the fact that their child will receive a one-on-one education. What does this mean? Actually, this means many things. First, it means that your child will have a curriculum developed specifically for them, based on their individiual needs. Of course, we’re […]

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A Guide to the Pink Tower

Montessori Activities

The Pink Tower: When you think Montessori, you think many things. One of the first things that usually comes to mind is the Pink Tower. What is the Pink Tower? Materials: The pink tower is composed of ten solid wooden cubes. From 1x1x1 cm to 10x10x10 cm. Aim: To build the graduated, three dimensional blocks. […]

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