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Practical Life: Threading

A favourite activity amongst children in the Montessori classroom is Bead Stringing, or Threading. It forms part of Practical Life and helps children develop concentration, fine motor control and also concentration, which will serve them with…
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Language: Three Part Classification Cards

Learning new vocabulary can be daunting for any reader but Montessori methodology has a fabulous way of introducing new words in an accessible way. By attaching the new word to an image, the child’s brain is able to make a literal connection…
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Cultural & Science: The Solar System

The planets are an endless source of fascination to children and Montessori methodology has a really fun way of introducing the solar system to developing young minds. Have a look at this lesson by My Works Montessori: As you’ll have…
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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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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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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…