As a parent, you may have heard about the Montessori Method for early education and wondered if it’s something that could work for your family. After all, when it comes to giving our children the best start in life, there is no such thing as starting too soon. But at what age can babies really […]
Category: Infants & Toddlers
What is a Montessori floor bed?
One of the philosophies of the Montessori method is to foster creativity which leads a child to explore and investigate while they learn new skills. These are introduced into the classroom and at home by: Creating a learning environment suited to a child and their interests Having mixed age groups in the classroom Learning is […]
Montessori & Children With Learning Disabilities. Will This Be a Good Fit?
History of Montessori Maria Montessori, an Italian educator, physician, and scientist, as well as the first Italian woman to receive a medical degree, was the founder of the Montessori Method. She was passionate about helping people through beginning her work at a psychiatric clinic to eventually being invited to open a childcare center in a […]
The Importance of Infant Education
Children are truly astonishing. Their minds are constantly growing and expanding, fuelled by their boundless curiosity and wonder. Though most parents believe that childhood education should begin at pre-school it really should begin much sooner, starting shortly after birth. What they often find even more surprising is the idea that education is much more than […]
Montessori Infant And Toddler Programs Are Based On The Concepts Of “Home And Family”
Being a baby is confusing. A baby must constantly navigate a world that is unknown to them and interact with large creatures that act in unpredictable ways. These large creatures (adults) make strange garbled sounds, and act as if the baby is supposed to understand what they are saying. Adults have the power to change […]
The Montessori System for Infants & Toddlers
New parents struggle with the idea of letting their baby be raised by others. Whether it’s a daycare program, a nanny, or even family members. This decision is a big one, as infants are sponges to the world around them. Baby brains and bodies are still developing and these formative years are vital to proper […]