A prepared environment encourages independence, responsibility, and developmental support through its very design! Here’s the key elements of a prepared space from birth to 9 years.
I would argue this is the hardest stage to offer as little help as needed to your child. Infants come into this world NEEDING our care, and it is quite difficult to find that line where it is too much. That and, babies won’t resist your help in the way a toddler or older child […]
by Simone Davies Setting up art trays for your child is a fabulous way to introduce different mediums to your child, encourage creativity, build independence, and allow repetition. Let me show you the art trays we have out at the moment in our classroom for children from 16 months to 3 years. You will see […]
by Rachel Wilsey from Bread and Roses Some of the biggest hits in my house have been toys that I put together from stuff we had around the house. The two below are easy to make and promote eye-hand coordination as well as concentration. Domino Box—a Take on the Coin Box The domino box is […]
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MONTESSORI TODDLER by Simone Davies It is so fun to be back guest blogging here for Trillium Montessori. Thanks for having me visit, Seemi. I always say that Montessori is not just an educational philosophy but a way of life. So I thought it would be fun to […]
It is my pleasure to introduce you to Simone Davies from Jacaranda Tree Montessori. Simone runs a lovely Montessori playgroup in Amsterdam. She is treating us today with a detailed tour of her beautiful space. I am in love with her design aesthetic and gorgeous light in her room! Enjoy the tour and be sure to […]