I have enjoyed following Amorette @french.family.montessori on Instagram. So I was delighted when she agreed to do an interview for the blog. If you've ever wondered "will Montessori work for my Autistic child?" or thought about homeschooling or twins, then you are going to love this interview. I love how Montessori families are so different, yet the underlying principles of Montessori can be applied in every family in their unique way. 1. Who lives in your home? Hubby. Myself … [Read more...] about Will Montessori work for my Autistic child?
Are you at the stage of development when your child is asking constantly “why?’ Maybe even more common is “but why?” When kids ask "why?" it can be fun to start with but after the 15th question in a matter of minutes, it requires a saint to stay calm and not lose their mind. I had a fun conversation about this stage with a parent in class and thought I’d share a few of the ideas with you. Because I never want our children to stop asking questions. That is how they will find out about the … [Read more...] about What to do when kids ask “why?”
Following on from our last newsletter about practical life activities and Saniyyah’s beautiful books, today we are going to explore Montessori skills your child can build at the store at any age. There are so many opportunities for children to learn, so instead of planning our shopping trip when there is someone to look after the kids, why not take them with you? This article focuses on the supermarket but it could be any store or at the markets. Montessori skills being learned at the … [Read more...] about Montessori skills at the store with any age child
All about Montessori practical life activities with Saniyyah Khalilallah Today I've got a lovely interview for you with Saniyyah Khalilallah from SKMontessori. Saniyyah has just published two wonderful books about Montessori practical life activities to get our kids to help at home - I Did It Myself and I Help At Home - so she is definitely the right person to give us some advice on getting our kids to do these activities at home. 1. Saniyyah - we'd love to learn more about you After … [Read more...] about Getting kids to help at home