Education

5 Key Components of a Montessori Home Setup: Creating a Practical Space for Preschoolers to Learn Through Play

By Erin Christopoulos Playtime at home is everything to your child.  It’s their world!  As parents and caregivers, there are very simple ways you can structure the play spaces you create for your child so that they are getting the very best through this foundational stage of their lives.  Why do we care about the best play for your child?  This is where they explore and begin to understand life in the world.  You’ll see kids trying to make sense

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Learn by discovering or how to raise little scientists

Children have a particular way of learning. They come into the world with curiosity and with the firm intention of exploring everything that is put in front of them. The basis of their learning is through play and discovery, therefore, it is important to let them face the world and at the same time, go hand in hand with them along the way, giving them tools that stimulate their imagination, creativity and desire. to keep discovering new things. From a

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The benefits of climbing

Children have the ability to see potential climbing mountains everywhere. In the living room, in the dining room, on whatever feels like a mound in your room. In parks, in restaurants. They simply can’t stop! It seems that the desire to climb is imprinted in their DNA, which means we have no choice but to let them explore. How can we help them? Giving them the right tools to make the experience safe, with children’s furniture ideal for that task,

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Build your momfidence with these 8 tips

What’s momfidence? Moms usually wonder whether they are doing enough, and looking to the sides, wondering if other moms are doing “better”. Newsflash: they’re not! Building momfidence is an ongoing job. When you start a new job you always have certain endorsements: a career, a stint in social service, or experience in other jobs. But when you become a mother for the first time, there is nothing that prepares you, in many cases not even having had a child before

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How to Raise a Reader

By Samantha Carrick, certified reading specialist@sunnyseedco Reading with children is one of the most beneficial activities for cognitive development. It increases a child’s IQ, builds their vocabulary, improves their memory and attention, and creates an anchor in the day for meaningful learning and connection. There is truly no other activity quite as rewarding, especially with young children during their most formative, foundational years at home. As a mother, I’ve seen my daughters’ vocabulary, creativity, and intrinsic motivation for learning flourish

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A Pediatric PT’s Perspective on the Pikler-inspired Triangle

*An expert contribution by @themovementmama I’ll never forget the first time I saw a Wiwiurka Pikler-inspired Triangle—I was astounded at its beauty and intrigued by its potential in purposeful play. As a Pediatric PT, it’s my job to find ways to make hard things fun—to trick babies and toddlers into getting stronger in ways that may not come easy. I also seek to find toys that will last through multiple developmental stages and can be repurposed in different ways. For

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Conscious gifts for children: choosing joy in 2020

A contribution by Kabana Community There’s something special and magical about watching a child unwrap that special gift he/she has been waiting for, but how can we help them make meaningful choices? We don’t need to buy many presents for our kids to make the holiday season special, it is important that we can appreciate what we have. First of all, to your child, there’s no better gift than spending quality time together. We love to create traditions and memories,

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at home learning

6 tips for at-home learning & our favorite Resources

While the pandemic still takes over our lives, parents are faced with a new reality: kids are going to be staying and taking on at-home learning techniques from scratch, and many parents are a little lost.  What is “at-home learning” and how is it done? Although for many families homeschooling their every day, the reality is that for other families adopting this modality may involve some improvisation. With today’s health crisis around the world, sending children to daycare/school/extracurricular activities is

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Why have Wiwiurka toys at home?

At Wiwiurka, we are convinced that the home IS the most important environment for learning and development. It is where children build their foundation: how to sit, stand, walk, sleep, eat, and dress. With the right tools, children have the facility to learn, develop and learn more about their own abilities. That is why we have focused on ensuring that each of our products promotes ACTIVE play, FREE MOBILITY and inclusion for children of different ages, adapting to their abilities. A

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Early childhood development: Wiwiurka Climbing toys reviewed by Dr. Patricia Blast

“Play is the work of the child” an eloquent statement by Child Development Specialist Maria Montessori, and one that has become more relevant than ever. Dr. Patricia Blast made a very complete analysis of why Wiwiurka Toys are a great addition to your home. And she’s taking into account children’s developmental stages and needs. Taking education further In today’s day and age, either because of the weather or because of safety and overall rhythm of life, kids can’t find enough

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