Early Childhood – Plant Polishing Through the process of first receiving a presentation on a lesson, […]
For the 3 to 6 year old child, painting is a way to strengthen muscles and refine motor skills. It improves concentration and coordination.
One of our favorites, the Broad Stair or Brown Stair is a constant attraction in the […]
Simple science tools are a part of our classroom curriculum and are easy to replicate at home.
Food prep is a multi-stepped lesson that requires concentration, order, and coordination to be successful. The child has to first wash her hands, set out the material, prepare the food to serve, and then use social skills to offer the food to her peers.
Maria Montessori designed the Practical Life curriculum to teach children concentration, independence, and a great love for work.She discovered that children have an innate need to imitate the activities of adults, as this is their way of learning about their role within society and their environment.
The Bubble Whisking Practical Life activity can easily be completed in the home environment. Read on to see how this seemingly simple activity benefits a child's development.
Dry Pouring, from the Practical Life area, helps children refine skills that will help them in everyday life and is easily adaptable to the home environment.
The process of flower arranging is predictably sequenced with precision and care, as are all of the practical life activities, to best support the development of coordination, concentration, order, and independence.