montessori counting with golden beads
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Mathematics: The Decimal System

Children in Montessori classrooms are introduced to the decimal system and place value using the Golden Bead Material that represents the values of ten in a concrete manner. The Golden Bead Material is composed of beads that are uniform in size…
montessori gardning ideas for spring
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Gardening ideas for spring

Oh spring is exciting – buds and blossoms, warmth, light and gardening! It’s around about now that many of us will start thinking about sowing seeds and there’s no doubt that our children will be more than happy to help. Montessori’s…
family portraits for montessori children
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What are the benefits of children drawing family portraits?

Young children’s personal and social identities are directly connected to their families. They understand themselves based on the people they love most, know best and have learned everything from – making the subject of ‘family’ deeply…