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A few of my favorite things #4

  What is it? Why do I like them? When are they appropriate for children*?   Child size chair, so important to have practical and beautiful child size furniture. Found this one at the “Marché aux Puces” (flea market) in Paris, I was enthralled by how many beautiful pieces of furniture were appropriate for children (more below). 10 […]

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A few of my favorite things #3

What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Colored Discs On Colored Dowel, found were Montessori toys are sold. This photo was taken in one of the LePort Montessori School, where I have been giving my Guided by Baby talks. These three colored pegs help the child with visual discrimination and eye […]

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A few of my favorite things #1

What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Four nuts and bolts of different sizes bought at a local hardware store, placed in a small basket. Used to refine fine-motor skills and eye hand coordination. 24 mos. + Beautiful porcelain bowls seen at a local store, good for […]

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Postcard from Amsterdam

I was able to attend The Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) General Meeting in Amsterdam, this past Sunday (April 15, 2012). It just so happen that I was in France for the spring holiday and decided to take the rapid train from Paris to Amsterdam, Saturday evening. How fortunate I felt having this opportunity! I decided […]

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