The purpose of the cutting activity is to teach the child how to cut paper in preparation for other activities using scissors. The lesson is simple but what is important is a neat, ordered environment, which is essential to the confidence of…
Tasha’s class have had a wonderful time learning about history and Early Man – a theme that could be continued in discussions and activities at home.
Questions we’ve been thinking about are:
How did we get here? (Including…
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The pink tower was designed by Maria Montessori herself and is a favourite in Montessori classrooms. It consists of 10 wooden cubes, ranging in size from 1 cubic centimetre to 10 cubic centimetres. The cubes are the same colour, texture and…
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World Book Day is one of our favourite celebrations at St Andrew’s Montessori. Books are an important part of learning at our school – whether it’s a beautifully told story that inspires imagination and creativity or a fact book that piques…
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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…
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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.
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The initial colour mixing lesson can be presented to one child or a group, after which the materials can be made available for children to use on their own. If you’d like to try it at home, here’s what you’ll need:
Reading is one of Life’s greatest gifts and there is nothing more precious than snuggling up your child on your lap and a good story. We are blessed to be living in a time when books are in abundance… to such an extent that it can be difficult…
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The Words Around the House lesson is a great way to bring Montessori learning into your home – it’s fun, dynamic and ideal for smaller children.
The lesson could involve any objects or furniture that you might typically find at home…
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The absorption of the environment is an intellectual activity. It is a psychic necessity that the child explores the environment; it satisfies his spirit. After he has had the satisfaction of observing one thing that interests him, he goes on…
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A Beginning Subtraction lesson should be presented to a child who understands the concept of numbers (from at least 1-10) and understands the concept of addition. The materials you will need are:
Number jars: you can use spice or jam…
I am sure you will all agree that great fun was had at our end-of-Term Christmas Party, especially when dancing to Frozen under the snow machine! Thanks to all your generosity, we were also able to raise a fantastic £744.88 towards Macmillan…
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St. Andrew’s Montessori
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Practical Life: Cutting
We’ve had fun learning about Early Man!
Sensorial: The Pink Tower
World Book Day at St Andrew’s
Mathematics: The Decimal System
Gardening ideas for spring
Sensorial: Colour Mixing
How to choose the best Montessori books for your pre-schoolers
Language: Words Around the House (Electrical Appliances)
Top tips for preparing a Montessori environment in your home
Maths: Beginners Subtraction
Macmillan Cancer Appeal