Everything You Need to Know to Start Montessori-ing at Home
Last fall I was absolutely delighted when the lovely Kylie of How We Montessori
agreed to write a four part series here on how to get started with Montessori principals at home. We called the series Make Like a Montessori Mama
and it was a huge success.
With each post Kylie provided detailed instructions on five new at-home activities, each revolving around a theme (food, animals, plants and shapes). It was such a fabulous resource that I felt compelled to link up to the entire series while I’m away.
Before we get to that though, be sure to check out Kylie’s new book Kids in the Kitchen, a step-by-step guide to cooking with kids 18 months to 9 years. She kindly sent me a review copy and I think it’s a lovely guide to getting your kids involved in the kitchen from the very beginning.
In it Kylie and her coauthor discuss how to set up your kitchen, skills to introduce, and recipes ranging from the very basic to cooking with heat. It’s fully photographed, wonderfully designed but most of all very doable and approachable.
You can follow the links below for all of Kylie’s ideas on how to keep yourselves occupied until I return (with a shiny new site) in a few weeks.
Part 1 – 5 Introductory Food Activities
Part 2 – 5 Introductory Plant Activities
Part 3 – 5 Introductory Animal Activities
Part 4 – 5 Introductory Shape Activities
Do you Montessori at home? If so, what are some of your favorite activities?
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