Geometry applied in the right way is a fantastic tool to train logical thinking. already at an early stage, children can see and understand patterns. Often it is underestimated how a young brain can already understand structures infront of him or her. So Geometry… Continue Reading “Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…”
In the three to six class Montessori never envisioned that children would be asked to work in silence. In her day it was exactly this that the children had been forced into by traditional education. She saw the children consigned to immobility and silence.… Continue Reading “Spoken Language – in Montessori education”
With children you can do lovely things such as ‘baking bread’ It’s very simple and a lot of fun.For children under three year it is best when all the ingredients are pre-measured and put in little plastic beakers. It facilitates the pouring into the… Continue Reading “Baking bread with your child”
THE FOUR PLANES OF DEVELOPMENT The four Planes (or phases) of development is an overall vision of Montessori’s developmental psychology from infancy to adulthood. Her vision of the whole of development and growth was not her own. It provides a holistic view of the… Continue Reading “The Four Planes of Development II”
Quote by Maria Montessori: “Sow the seeds of culture… How many?…As many as possible”.
By the end of the first plane of development, the child should have constructed him/her self as individual entity. Now the child is a member of the group and should have had the opportunity to work individually. The “Casa dei Bambini” should provide the… Continue Reading “The Firts Plane 3 – 6”