I have found it helpful to go back and look at the posts I did of Solu at different ages. I wish I had kept up with them and want to try to catch up if I can. I’ve decided to start where Metu is now. Some context… Metu was one month old and we and had just … More 20 Montessori at Home Activities at 20 Months
Hello! It’s been a while. We are alive and well but have gone through a lot of changes this year which have left me no time to write. The biggest change is that we welcomed an amazing new member to our family. You’ll read about him soon. Another change is that we moved to Italy … More Supporting the toddler’s needs for work
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 pull out his kitchen helper … More Why Practical Life?
I’ve been meaning to set this up for several months but did not have a small mirror and was just generally procrastinating. Recently there has been a big surge in interest for all things care of self. He wants to dress himself, brush his hair, put some powder on and even wipe himself. It was … More A Toddler Care of Self Table
Per requests, these are some ideas of practical life activities to start with toddlers. I will be writing a lot about practical life this year because it’s you know… practical daily life. These pictures were taken between 11 and 15 months Care of the Environment Care of Self I don’t have pictures handy but he … More Practical Life Ideas for Toddlers (In Pictures)
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 works… they are each less … More 14 activities at 14 months
I have so much to write about that it sometimes overwhelms me and I just don’t write. Does that happen to you? Well I decided to start simple and make myself a list and hopefully it keeps my thoughts on track. Activities at 13 months Activities at 14 months Dealing with Difficult Behavior – Practical … More Activities at 13 months