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…

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…

Help me to do it myself – Baking cookies

I think it is so important to spend time with children in the kitchen. There are so many incredible benefits. They have an opportunity to acquire new vocabulary, gain concrete knowledge of mathematics, experience so much sensorially and they off course learn how to cook. An important skill for independence Read more…