5 Ways to Help Your Child Learn Their Body Parts

A question recently came up about when children should learn/know their body parts. It’s hard to answer questions like this because each child has his own timeline and interests and so we should follow the child. That said, we can create environment that encourages the child to unconsciously absorb this information. Some ways we can … More 5 Ways to Help Your Child Learn Their Body Parts

Favorite Infant and Toddler Books for Learning Body Parts

  Yesterday’s post was about helping children learn their body parts. I mentioned that one of the biggest help for us was books. Today, I’m sharing our favorite books on the subject. Each book on this list meets the Montessori recommendations for choosing books for young children. So they have realistic characters, beautiful illustrations, and … More Favorite Infant and Toddler Books for Learning Body Parts

Following the child 

As a trained Montessori teacher, I find myself frequently thinking of what activities Solu might already have been presented with if he was in a toddler community. I especially miss the big practical life activities like table and cloth washing. It is tempting to set them all up and convert our home to a classroom … More Following the child