One of the many strengths of Montessori is its focus on practical activities, introduced using real tools appropriate to the task at hand. If you've small children you've no doubt encountered their fascination with scissors - the Montessori approach is to demonstrate how to handle and carry them … [Read more...] about Montessori moments – paper cutting.
This wekk in one of the home ed groups I'm in, someone asked about Montessori books for home ed. I went digging around on Amazon (shh) and found that you can get Montessori Play and Learn : A Parents' Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six for as low as 1p plus postage secondhand. And then I found … [Read more...] about Montessori moments – the method and the materials