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Simple Montessori Activities: locks

Using a Lock and Key as an Educational Toy

Whether sitting, crawling or standing, a child as early as 10 to 14 months of age is still learning how to use their two hands together to get things done. Imagine the thrill they’ll feel at successfully being able to unlock a padlock with a key all on their own! It is just one more […]

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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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School tour in Portland-International Montessori Congress 2013

I was fortunate enough to visit three schools during an organized tour at the 27 International Montessori Congress, and an additional one on my own while in Portland. A long line of yellow school buses loaded up curious adults that had traveled from all corners of the world.  A volunteer welcomed us and informed us […]

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