As mentioned in previous posts that Miss 6, since transitioning to Lower Primary (Cycle 2) early in 2018 at her Montessori school, that she started daily journal writing. Journal writing, just like daily afternoon (after lunch time play) silent reading is highly valued at her school. According to Miss 6, one of the first things … More Journal Writing and Goal Setting
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here is another sneak peek at a Montessori toddler session; As per usual, my 2.5 year old collected his name badge, put his bag and shoes away, I signed us in and we headed over to the ‘Practical Life’ food prep shelf. Firstly my toddler did the cereal scooping and … More Time in a Montessori toddler classroom (4)
Here is another sneak peak of our time in a Montessori toddler classroom with my 2.5 year old. I am hoping this series of posts gives people an idea not just what it is like in a Montessori toddler classroom, but that many of these type of activities (work) can be replicated at home if … More Time in a Montessori toddler classroom (3)
The last time I wrote a post like this; In the Kitchen with a Toddler I focused on what my youngest was doing with me at the time but quite often I work with both of my children together in the kitchen, especially for meal preparation. Here is a finished plate of salad and chopped vegetable items … More In the kitchen with a 2 year old and a 4 year old-meal preparation
I haven’t taken my almost 2.5 year old to his Montessori toddler class for almost four weeks now as we all have been a bit sick over that time and then there was two weeks of school holidays. Sometimes when there has been a bit of a gap between visits it may take a while … More Time in a Montessori toddler classroom (2)
We have been using this monthly calendar pocket chart since the beginning of this year and I think it’s great. Before this, I was printing out each calendar month and using blu-tack to stick it to the wall and we would cross out the days each week. I saw this calendar being used on a … More Our monthly calendar pocket chart
Here’s some more information I received from my children’s Montessori school, put together by their lovely teachers regarding supporting independence in the home for the 0-6 year old child.