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Montessori playroom

How to create the perfect Montessori style playroom

Montessori-style playrooms are gaining popularity… And for good reason! Oftentimes, parents may feel pressured into buying an array of expensive and entertaining toys in order to make sure that they are appropriately stimulating their little brains. However, little ones don’t need twenty different toys that light up and sing! In fact, they need the opposite! Little ones need engaging activities that promote independence, structure and routine! Routine and boundaries are not about discipline. They are about setting up expectations for

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Back to school: Creating the perfect learning spaces at home

The brain needs to be excited to learn Jose Ramón Gamo Tweet School spaces are very important for both teachers and students, since they develop creativity, children’s autonomy and learning. In these spaces, students spend many hours of their lives, and that is why they should not go unnoticed. Motivating learning and getting “excited” the brain of students to learn are two of the main objectives pursued by teachers and schools. Whether your children are going back to school or

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The Benefits of Movement: Therapist Recommended “Power” Moves for Preschoolers

Movement is super powerful! It is an inner and innate drive, and a foundational component of how we explore our environment and orient ourselves in space. The benefits of movement are infinite. Movement helps to build postural control and develop body awareness and motor control. It also helps us to understand our relationship to others, and it influences our self-regulation, attention, and arousal. Movement opportunities and increased skills can help drive and facilitate growth and development in other developmental domains.

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Just Imagine: Picture Books that Inspire Imaginative Play

Note: This post includes affiliate links. My favorite memories of childhood are those in which I found myself creating and exploring different worlds. I remember producing and acting in countless performances, spending hours building and playing in forts, climbing “mountains,” and hunting for leprechauns. Childhood at its best is imagination. As a mom and educator, my favorite aspect of Wiwiurka products is their natural ability to inspire imaginative play. I’d like to share six of my favorite picture book titles

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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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