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Table of Contents | MAY 2021 ISSUE

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Book Review:  Finish Strong

Book Review: Finish Strong

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Finish Strong: Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days Written by Dave McGillivray with Nancy Feehrerllustrated by Shululu This book is categorized as a children’s non-fiction, biography for ages 7-10 years old. I think many children as young as five years old would enjoy […]

Introduction to the Magical Wood

Introduction to the Magical Wood

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation he first Montessori classroom, or ‘children’s house,’ opened in 1907 in a poor section of Rome. At that time, there were very few objects for the use of the children, i.e. what we now call ‘Montessori materials.’ One of the original materials that […]

Teach Young Children Science

Teach Young Children Science

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation e are all scientists at heart. Do you remember how curious you were as a child when you were growing up? You would question your parents and teachers about how things worked in your environment, sometimes unceasingly. When you had your queries answered, […]

50 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Your Child After School

  from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation What did you do today?” is the age-old question parents ask their children as they enter the house from school, but as we know, the answer is almost always, “Nothing!”Here are 50 life-changing questions that will give parents across the world a […]

Montessori Inspired Self-Care for Children

Montessori Inspired Self-Care for Children

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A conversation with Naralys Sinanis [Dropcap]I[Dropcap]magine a walk in the woods, fresh air brushing against your skin, your hair blowing in the wind, and the crunching sound of the beaten path beneath your feet, creating the syncopated tune you are walking to. This […]

Making Agreements with Older Children

Making Agreements with Older Children

from Tomorrow's Child Magazine - May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation After the second of three children left for college, we began to experience the initial feelings that may come with the reality of being empty nesters. We still have one incredible teenager in...

How can I help my child develop entrepreneurial skills?

How can I help my child develop entrepreneurial skills?

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Parents can still encourage young entrepreneurs, even while facing ongoing career changes and challenges. You’re dealing with a lot right now, as a parent. Handling changes with your job, finances, and your children’s school routines are just some of the things on your […]

Creating a Budget

Creating a Budget

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A budget is far more than a spending plan. It’s a practical roadmap for applying your values every day, week, month, and year.A budget is how you balance sharing, saving, and spending. Regardless of your financial sophistication, you will benefit from this experience. […]

Tips to Handle Your Child’s “No” Gracefully

Tips to Handle Your Child’s “No” Gracefully

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation What You Need to Know There are few words less nerve-wracking than hearing your child say “no” to you. Rest assured, your child is very normal. If she asserts herself with a “no,” you can pat yourself on the back. You have not […]

Why Schools Fundraise

Why Schools Fundraise

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Bake sales, special events, art auctions, annual funds, capital campaigns, endowments… It sometimes seems like the nonprofits in our lives are constantly asking us to give. Even if your children attend a local public or charter school, it’s likely that fundraising through the […]

Neediness during Covid

Neediness during Covid

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Dear Cathie—  We are getting ready to have summer break from school. It has been a long year and I want this time to feel truly different. I know the time has dragged at times for our family, and I worry summer could […]

Montessori Jargon that You Ought to Know

Montessori Jargon that You Ought to Know

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Montessorians are known for their jargon. We speak of red rods, didactic materials, auto-education and the like. However, there are three important aspects of Montessori that are seldom shared with parents.  Those are Nebulae, Horme, and Mneme. To Dr. Montessori, and to those […]

Book Review:  The Earth | The Stars | The Sun | The Moon

Book Review: The Earth | The Stars | The Sun | The Moon

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Picture Book Science Series: The Earth, The Stars, The Sun, The Moon Written by Laura Perdewllustrated by Li Hui This series seems like it would be suited to and appeal to lower elementary students. There is quite a bit of text for students […]

Book Review: Seeds and Trees

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Seeds and Trees Written by Brandon Waldenllustrated by Kristen& Kevin Howdeshell I have to admit when I read the “Letter From the Author,” I became a little skeptical about whether or not this would be a well written book. Luckily, it turns out […]

Tomorrow’s

Child

The International Magazine for Montessori Families
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