Christmas or any other celebrations can be an overwhelming time. We are caught in a spiral of must do and we want to create a magical time for our children, sometimes at great costs: energy costs, money costs and calmness costs. In the book “Simplicity Parenting”, Kim John Payne talks about “soul fever”. So how to avoid the soul fever this Christmas?
On the surface, the Munari mobile doesn't seem very exciting compared to other crib mobiles... but to a 2-month old it's fascinating. That's because an infants eyes continue to develop after birth and they find it easier to fixate on high-contrast images for the first 6 months. Black and white is best and preferred to any other contrasting colours. That's why Montessori has been using this mobile in their infant programs for the last 70+ years.
Sandpaper letter formation activity. Great activity for montessori preschool or lower elementary classes for children who are learning how to write their sandpaper or lowercase letters and are preparing for handwriting.Each letter has arrows which shows the correct formation great for encouraging handwriting skills. Letters are in montessori colors red for consonants an