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Hard Conversations with Your Child Part 2

Hard Conversations with Your Child Part 2

From helping your child understand friendships, to the importance of family values and beliefs, to those “big” questions about the world or current events, having a Hard Conversation with your son or daughter can be really challenging for all of us. Having some knowledge of developmental stages, some clues for understanding what your child really […]

Webinar:  Celebrating Birthdays

Webinar: Celebrating Birthdays

The what, when, where, how, and why of birthday celebrations. Is there a Montessori Way for this occassion? Lorna shared her thoughts and ideas for birthdays.

Celebrating Birthdays in the Montessori Classroom

very year in Montessori classrooms all over the world, young children celebrate their birthdays by walking around a candle with a globe in their hands, symbolic of the passages around the sun that the children have made during their lives. As these Montessori children get older, their stories get longer, and for many, after ten […]

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Birthday Parties: Is Bigger Really Better?

Birthday Parties: Is Bigger Really Better?

  Montessori educators consistently remind us that the 3-6 year-old child thrives on routine and order. They interact well with one or two children at a time but can become overwhelmed by large groups and unfamiliar settings. I would like to apply this wisdom to how...
Celebrating Birthdays the Montessori Way

Celebrating Birthdays the Montessori Way

very year in Montessori classrooms all over the world, young children celebrate their birthdays by walking around a candle with a globe in their hands, symbolic of the passages around the sun that the children have made during their lives. As these Montessori children get older, their stories get longer, and for many, after ten […]