Montessori from birth - supporting baby's natural gross motor development by avoiding baby containing devices

Natural Gross Motor Development

In this article, I want to share why you don’t need to use many baby items (from jumperoos to swings to bouncy chars to baby walkers), what you could do instead, and what the Montessori perspective is on this. Movement is extremely important, especially for infants. According to Montessori, infants have a sensitive period for gross motor development. Parents can encourage …

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Birth Story Part 2

Again, there is a big trigger warning. This post will contain discussion of a traumatic birth, post-partum depression, and talk of suicide. Please refer to part 1 of our birth story here. In the previous article, I shared the events leading up to our emergency c-section with our third baby, Ella. Unfortunately, from this point, things …

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Our Birth Story

Meet the newest member of our family – Ella! We are so smitten with her and can’t imagine our home without her. Before we start this story, I want to offer a big trigger warning. This post will contain discussion of a traumatic birth, post-partum depression, and talk of suicide. Normally such personal and heavy …

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Dive into the enchanting world of sea stars with our collection of engaging Montessori activities, perfect for teaching primary-aged children

Discover the Wonders of Sea Stars Montessori Activities

Dive into the enchanting world of sea stars with our collection of engaging Montessori activities, perfect for teaching primary-aged children (ages 3-6) about the fascinating life cycle of these captivating marine creatures. Uncover the beauty and mystery of sea stars through hands-on learning experiences that will spark curiosity and nurture a love for marine biology …

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Exploring the Universe: Montessori Lower Elementary Activities with Elements True and False Cards

Welcome to a captivating journey of exploration of the elements of our universe with our unique Elements True and False activity. Prepare for an exciting exploration of the vast universe with the engaging True and False Cards activity perfect for Montessori lower elementary activities. Designed as a captivating follow-up to the First Great Lesson, this …

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