The Formation of the Mathematical Mind
The foundation of a love of math comes not from rote lessons, but from joyful experience in seeing shapes and objects.
The Importance of Nature
An atmosphere of love and respect for plants and animals, in the home, is the best foundation.
Art Is a Way of Approaching Life
Art is a way of approaching life, of moving and speaking, of decorating a home and school and oneself, of selecting toys and books.
Children and Language
The acquisition of all languages spoken in the environment of the child begins in the womb before the child is born, and continues to be an
**This article was originally published on www.michaelolaf.com** If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing. —Zimbabwe...
The Knobbed Cylinder
In this video a Montessori teacher is displaying the correct way to use the Knobbed Cylinder activity. The Knobbed Cylinder activity is a...
The Broad Stair
The Broad Stair activity is introduced after the Pink Tower activity at The Children's Schoolhouse Montessori Preschool.
Building the Pink Tower
Building the Pink Tower is one of the first Montessori exercises practiced at The Children's Schoolhouse Montessori Preschool.
Care - of Self, Others, the Environment: Participating in Family Life
Practical life activities provide every child, by instinct, wants to learn and grow to the limit of his or her abilities.
Care - of Self, Others, the Environment: Balance
Balance Care of Self, Others and the Environment The child can only develop by means of experience in his environment. We call such...