Activities at 16 Months

    That’s what’s on our shelf right now. We have also tried some pasting but I don’t think he’s ready even though he has asked for it several times. We also have a stereognostic/mystery bag and some finger puppets out. You can use the 16 months tag at the bottom Read more…

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…

14 activities at 14 months

After working so hard on the materials for Months 12 and 13, I noticed that for close to one week, nothing on the shelf was touched. It was time for material rotation. I have included quick Instagram videos of the materials in use this month. Let me know if it Read more…

Cooking with a Toddler: Making Almond Milk

I can’t stress how beneficial cooking is for children. Some of the benefits include: Independence Self esteem and confidence Fine motor skills Gross Motor skills Sequencing Practical life skills Math preparation- counting, measuring, fractions etc. Language Grace and Courtesy Concentration Sensorial- Taste, Color, Testure, Smell and even sounds We make Read more…