With Montessori, we try to support the child’s development of independence from infancy. we often address movement, toileting, care of self and the environment. What about communication? Can we support independence with communication from infancy? Can we help our babies tell us what they are thinking? Yes! One of the ways that we help our … More Can you help your baby tell you what she’s thinking?
Month 4 = weeks 14 to 18 This is the 6th post in this series where I am attempting to share some of the ways that we applied the Montessori principles from birth. Month 1 Month 2 Month 3 Observations at 15 weeks Handling the Child I’m sorry it has taken me so long to … More Applying Montessori Principles from Birth: Month 4
“The tiny child’s absorbent mind finds all its nutriment in its surrounding. Here it has to locate itself and build itself from what it takes in. Especially at the beginning of life must we therefore make the environment as interesting and attractive as we can. “ – Maria Montessori (The Absorbent Mind) We set up … More Our Infant Room