Sewing a button: Montessori students learn a number of unique, practical and challenging tasks in the primary classroom, one of which is, most certainly, how to sew a button. Yes, how to sew a button! Materials: Thread, needle, fabric, scissors and a button. Aim: To sew a button. Results: Fine motor control, the development of […]
One of the very best ways to describe the academics of Montessori is to frame it in terms of two concepts: the abstract and the concrete. On the one hand, the abstract exists in thought. It has no physical or concrete existence, but persists as an idea, quality or state. The concrete, on the other […]
Watching the pink tower being built for the first time of the year is simply magical. The care, the patience, the love, the attention…there is just something about the pink tower. What is it? The Director of Primary Training at the Montessori Institute Northwest, Ginna Sackett, explains just what makes the pink tower so unique. It […]
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