Some suggested jobs children can help with around the home (3-6 years)

This morning I was given a handout at my children’s school on supporting Independence for the 3-6 years age group and thought I would share it with you. There was no link on this handout to say who wrote it. You may remember that I also posted ‘What your young child can do at home‘ … More Some suggested jobs children can help with around the home (3-6 years)

Making Montessori classroom materials- sewing work

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

A slight change to our children’s art and sewing spaces at (4 and 6 years)

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)

A DIY personal word spelling dictionary at 6 years

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

My daughter’s Montessori School Cycle 2 transition

For the last couple of weeks my daughter has been visiting her new classroom. The transition period goes for approx three weeks and is at the child’s pace. After the upcoming school holidays my daughter will officially have left Children’s House and have started in Cycle Two (Lower Primary) which is a mixed aged classroom … More My daughter’s Montessori School Cycle 2 transition