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Walking the Montessori Way: The Power of Exploration

First Steps in Nature You’ve seen your child’s first faltering steps explode into an irresistible urge to walk, run, climb, and explore at every opportunity. Why? Nature instills these drives in a child because such experiences are the “exercise” that the mind and body need to develop to their full potential. Just as Montessori education…

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Five Home Learning Activities to Learn and Bond with Your Young Child

For our Montessori Center School families, the fall and winter are coveted seasons to enjoy quality time with the children in the great outdoors. Using Montessori principles to plan at-home learning activities for your preschooler or toddler can help you make the most of the coming holidays to extend your child’s Montessori learning. 1. Follow…

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Raising Children with Courage, Confidence, and Resilience—the Montessori Way

Building courage, confidence, and resilience in children is integral to the Montessori method. Is your preschooler the carefree child who rushes fearlessly onto any new playground? Or is your child more timid, preferring to hang back and watch for a while before trying unfamiliar activities or making new friends? Promoting young children’s courage, confidence, and…

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How to Tell If Your Preschooler Is Learning (and Support Children’s Learning)

As the parent of a preschooler, you’ve gone to great lengths to keep the past year as “normal” as possible for your child. Still, you may wonder if—and how much—the disruptions of the pandemic have impacted your preschooler’s learning. This article aims to answer Montessori parents’ questions about how to support children’s learning at home…