From the Vault:  Our Favorite “Montessori in the Home” Blog Posts

Now that we are learning from home for the time being, implementing Montessori practices with your family is more helpful than ever. Here are some of our favorite past resources by age level. Whether your child is a toddler, teen, or somewhere in between, there is something here for everyone! For Toddlers Tot Chef: Helping Your Toddler Succeed in the Kitchen Now that we’re spending more of our meals together, it’s a great opportunity for your toddler to enjoy food prep activities! Learn about the benefits of cooking with your child and how to optimize your kitchen for a toddler-sized chef. Talking with Toddlers: The Power of Positive Language “What we say to our toddlers and how we say it is

10 “Field Trips” to Enjoy from Home

Earlier this year, many of us made plans to pack up our suitcases and hop in a plane, train, bus, or car to take a vacation this spring. Or maybe you were planning time off to relax locally, spend time with friends, and perhaps explore a museum or a new restaurant. Whatever your plans entailed, things are quite different now; and we’re not doing what we had originally expected. Though this change of plans is disappointing, there are still ways we can “travel” while we stay safe at home. Many cultural institutions have opened their virtual doors; we can take “tours” of national parks and faraway cities; outer space is even available for us to explore! Check out our list of online resources wh

5 Ways to “Be a Helper” through COVID-19

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” During times of adversity, this quote by Mister Rogers has offered comfort to many children (and adults). As we look for helpers today, we find them just about everywhere: medical professionals, police officers, fire fighters, grocery store and pharmacy employees, and all essential workers are playing important roles to help us get through this as a community. As one Primary friend reminded us last week,”We’re all in this together.” And since our community is well-accustomed to joining service events throughout the year, many students mig

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