Montessori Materials / Toys

Ideas for Presents – Montessori Toys

December 5, 2015 Daily Montessori 0

We’ve put together a list of Montessori Toys / Materials we like and believe would make a nice present for the upcoming holiday season or any other occasion. Give a gift that will engage a child in their absorbent mind years that will challenge their brain. A gift that will last a lifetime. (The products are [more…]

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Montessori Books

How To Raise An Amazing Child The Montessori Way

January 5, 2015 Daily Montessori 1

Title: How to Raise an Amazing Child (The Montessori way to bring up caring, confident children) Author: Tim Seldin Book Summary: This book offers a practical approach to Montessori for children at home. It gives activities that mainly can be done at home and for older children. The book focuses on children ages 3-6 though also [more…]

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Montessori Books

The Discovery Of The Child

January 4, 2015 Daily Montessori 4

Title: The Discovery of the Child Author: Maria Montessori Book Summary: In ‘The Discovery of the Child‘, Maria Montessori describes the nature of a child and introduces her method of education. She believes that once the main principles of her method are applied it will become easier for the practitioners to use the method. She challenges [more…]

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Montessori Books

Understanding The Human Being

January 4, 2015 Daily Montessori 2

Title: Understanding the Human Being (The Importance of the First Three Years of Life) Author: Silvana Quattrocchi Montanaro, M.D. Book Summary: This book is a highly recommended Montessori book that makes a great gift to any expecting mother. It explains, from a medical point of view, the development of infants and what can be done to help their development. [more…]

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Montessori Books

What’s Going On In There?

January 4, 2015 Daily Montessori 1

Title: What’s Going On In There? How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life Author: Lise Eliot, Ph.D. Book Summary: ‘What’s Going On In There‘ takes us through the development of the brain in the first five years of life, starting from prenatal age. It explains in the simplest terms possible [more…]

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Self Development

How To Teach Children To Put On a Coat by Themselves

November 16, 2014 Daily Montessori 2

Independence is something that is highly valued in the Montessori world. The following is to help children independently put on their own coat / jacket. Please demonstrate the following steps to your child and then let them repeat it after you: Lay the jacket on the floor with the collar or hood facing up (inverted) and [more…]

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Montessori Books

Endangered Minds

November 12, 2014 Daily Montessori 0

TITLE: Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think And What We Can Do About It AUTHOR: Jane M. Healy BOOK REVIEW: This book looks at the neuroscience to explain how in our present culture the media – TV, video games, etc. affect the minds and concentration abilities of the children of today. It also offers suggestions [more…]

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