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Practical Life: Dry Pouring

Although much of the learning that happens in a Montessori classroom requires specific Montessori materials, there are activities that can be practiced at home – Dry Pouring is one such exercise. All that is needed for a lesson is: a tray,…
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Swimming lessons the Montessori way

If there’s one thing that children love more than summer (and the parks, picnics and beaches that come along with it), it’s swimming. There’s just something about water – it’s where we started out after all – and Montessori has its…
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Sensorial: Cylinder Blocks

Montessori materials are versatile in the skills they encourage and there is no better example of this than the Cylinder Blocks used in many of the early sensory-based lessons, which a child will come into contact with in a Montessori classroom.…
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Revamp your toddler’s bedroom Montessori-style

Montessori is a concept that is not confined to the school environment; it’s a way of life and can be practiced in your home as well in the classroom. Maria Montessori said: "We must give the child an environment that he can utilise…
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Maths: Spindle Boxes

Numerical principles can be difficult for small children to grasp because developmentally, their brains are often not yet programmed to understand the abstract nature of mathematical reasoning. Montessori learning aims to help little ones understand…
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MEAB Accreditation

We have recently been reaccredited by the Montessori Evaluation and Accreditation Board (MEAB).
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Five ways to practice Montessori in your home

The great thing about Montessori-style learning is that it is not confined to the school environment
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Computers in the Montessori classroom

When Maria Montessori thought up her philosophy on learning, modern technology was a long while away; this means that there are no specific guidelines for the management of screen-time in the Montessori classroom.
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Fundraising for Marie Curie

At the end of the Spring Term we held a Daffodil Day to raise funds for Marie Curie. The children loved bringing in daffodils
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Yoga and Montessori

While Maria Montessori was working with children at the Casa dei Bambini in Rome, dreaming up her namesake method of learning, she was also practicing yoga
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Visit to the Zoo

The children, along with their parents, paid a visit to London Zoo. They were very excited to hear the tiger roar ...
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Celebrating Pancake Day 2017

All the children had the opportunity to join in and make (and eat) pancakes to celebrate Pancake Day ...