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Designing the Perfect Montessori Classroom with the Right Furniture

Montessori education has been around for over a century and has proven to be an effective method of teaching young children. The Montessori approach focuses on promoting independence, self-direction, and a love of learning. When designing and layout a Montessori preschool, there are some key principles to keep in mind.

Activities & Play

An Expert’s Guide to Keeping Our Kids Active

For toddlers and preschoolers, ‘more is better’ when it comes to physical activity. As young children grow into school kids, ages five to 12 should be getting at least 60 minutes of ‘moderate to vigorous intensity’ physical activity each day to reap the health benefits.

Kindergarten Furniture

How to declutter toys the Montessori way!

Surveys have shown that a typical child owns 238 toys in total, however parents think they play with just 12 ‘favourites’ on a daily basis, which makes up just five per cent of their toys.

Pikler

The Pikler Approach to optimal early childhood development

Dr Pikler was a strong advocate of the free movement of babies and claimed that propping a child into a position they couldn’t achieve on their own or that they couldn’t get out of, was tantamount to trapping them.

Kindergarten Furniture

Why Sensorial Work Is So Important in Montessori

The sensorial work developed and perfected by Maria Montessori is designed to develop healthy, happy children into confident, independent adults. Sensorial work allows children to build critical skills and practical relationships with the world around them.

Montessori Education

Raising Reggio: Three Ways to Bring the Reggio Emilia Approach to Home

The Reggio Emilia approach provides a wonderful foundation for children. Adopting this approach in your home allows for a supportive collaboration between families and teachers and provides students with an encouraging support system. The play-based, child-led learning approach is sure to produce a well-rounded child.

Pikler

What is the Pikler Method

The long term impact of free movement on a baby’s spirit, intelligence and physical being.
Respect being shown to babies at all times – and clarifying what that entailed. The importance of a way a baby is touched and supported in the important birth to two years period.

Pikler

Children are meant to climb high!

Some of the child’s behavior is not the child naughty, but the need for physical development. Children will like to climb, standing on the height, is the development of limbs, exercise climbing, coordination ability, so do not have to be too harsh on the child. We should be appropriate to release the child, liberate the child’s nature, respect the child’s growth and development.

Activities & Play

Best Uses For A Pikler Triangle

Children should be allowed the space and time for uninterrupted and independent play, extolls parenting expert Janet Lansbury. Pikler thought children did not need endless toys to entertain them, they were quite capable of, and enjoyed, amusing themselves. Pikler created and designed the world’s first indoor climbing frame for kids, the Pikler Triangle!

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