This week I spent a couple of hours making up some more Montessori classroom (Children’s House) materials. This time I was given a few rolls of material that another parent had donated to cut up into squares for the 3-6 year old children to practice their sewing on. Sometimes the work is button sewing and … More Making Montessori classroom materials- sewing work
Hi there, We are now at the tail end of the first week of school for the term and my six year old had a great first week in her new Cycle 2 classroom at her Montessori school. On the first day of school, she was so excited and very keen to walk to her … More Following an interest- learning French
Following on from my recent post of some of our updated spaces including our art and sewing areas, we worked on our ‘Peace Corner this morning’. It’s not the most attractive set up, but it’s practical. We spend so much time at home down stairs, which is our main living area, so it made sense … More Our updated Mindfulness ‘Peace Corner’ for yoga, meditation and our new children’s affirmation cards
I find if a space in our home, especially our children’s play or work spaces is just not working for whatever reason, just making the slightest change can make all the difference. Our Sewing space; Recently I shared the sewing space I set up for my children to use and it worked really well for … More A slight change to our children’s art and sewing spaces at (4 and 6 years)
I spent some time this past week with my daughter, cleaning out and re-organising our Kitchen spaces and thought I would share the knives that my children are currently using for food prep in the kitchen. Crinkle cutter knife. This is still my children’s favourite kind of knife as it’s easy to use and a … More In the Kitchen- Children’s Knives Update
After a couple of days with both of my children feeling a little unwell, we opted for Easter Sunday, just with our little family. Today was the first Easter we have given presents (bike helmets) and organised an Easter egg hunt. Normally we catch up with our extended family on Easter Sunday and they are … More Weekend Reading- some links and our Easter Weekend.
My six-year-old has always been interested in reading and writing but more recently her focus has been on wanting to understand the meaning behind words. She wants to know how to read, say, spell and be able to describe the words meaning. I can see she is trying to understand and interpret what is being … More A DIY personal word spelling dictionary at 6 years