August 25, 2015

The foundation of a love of math comes not from rote lessons, but from joyful experience in seeing shapes and objects.

August 24, 2015

An atmosphere of love and respect for plants and animals, in the home, is the best foundation.

August 21, 2015

Art is a way of approaching life, of moving and speaking, of decorating a home and school and oneself, of selecting toys and books.

August 20, 2015

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 important part of the child's experienc...

August 19, 2015

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If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing. —Zimbabwe Proverb

 

Making Music 

 

Everyone has a need to...

Practical life activities provide every child, by instinct, wants to learn and grow to the limit of his or her abilities.

 Balance Care of Self, Others and the Environment

 

The child can only develop by means of experience in his environment. We call such experience work. —Dr. Maria Montessori

 

The First...

 

Furniture 


Furniture does not have to be expensive; it can be as simple, or as elegant, as any other furniture in the home. The important thing is that it is of a size and quality to...

The following is the text from this section of the 2009-2010 edition of The Joyful Child, Montessori from Birth to ThreeTo see other sections of this publication return to: http://w...

The following is the text from this section of the 2009-2010 edition of The Joyful Child, Montessori from Birth to ThreeTo see other sections of this publication return to: http://w...

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