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How to Get Your Child to Tidy Up: 8 Practical Guidelines

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When parents observe a Montessori classroom, a frequent comment is something like “Oh I wish my child would tidy up like this at home” or “I can never get my child to do their chores”. There is, of course, no reason at all that a child shouldn’t tidy up at home. You will also find that your child will enjoy helping you with tasks such as cooking, washing up and dusting. Despite what many parents may think, we don’t need to “push” a child to tidy up after themselves or do chores. All you need to do is apply the...

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5 Things A Child Will Learn in a Montessori School

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Have you considered that the traditional schooling method may not be what is best for your child? The type of schooling I mean is where your child is in a class with up to twenty kids or more who are all expected to do the same thing, at the same time, and learn at the same pace. Home-schooled children whose parents want them to mingle more independently with other children in a school environment, but not the environment described above, should consider a Montessori school. The reason for this strong recommendation is that the Montessori method provides a child with...

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2 Skills Children will Develop with this Montessori Sewing Activity (VIDEO)

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Dr Maria Montessori used to say that Practical Life activities should be meaningful, and also that the skills it strengthens should be used in a practical manner in everyday life. That way, developing Practical Life skills is a strong Montessori principle and learning to sew is something that every child can use in life. It is also a great way to refine motor skills. Teaching children daily life skills while learning and improving other basic skills is what Maria Montessori was all about. Let’s find out how the Montessori Wooden Sewing Board is in-line with the Montessori Practical Life and...

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