Teaching Gentleness through Practical Life

Eggs are fragile. Whether handling raw eggs, cracking them, peeling or slicing them, extra care is required to get the desired results. While this requirement might seem like a good reason to prevent children from working with eggs, it is the exact reason why children, even toddlers should work with them. Read more…

Why Practical Life?

Yesterday, my son woke up, walked out of the room and immediately signed “hungry”. He then walked into the kitchen and pointed to his apron and signed for putting it on. I handed it to him (I need to install a lower hook), he put it on and proceeded to Read more…

Video: Making Almond Milk

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I think videos are worth even more. Sorry it’s a little shaky and a little loud in parts. I think it helps to see the pace, the language, cues etc, Hopefully it gives you an idea of what working with a Read more…