Looking for a fun way to engage your child during the holidays? Below are some fun craft ideas that follow the Montessori style of learning and are perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday! 1) Acorn Letter Sorting You will need: 26 acorns 1 egg tray Colored marker/sharpie Take a stroll to the park and ask your…Details
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1. Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Suess I remember reading this book when I was a child. I never wanted the book to end. I would re-read it simply because it was so engaging. I loved the riddles, the pictures and the kid-friendly tone of voice. It’s a great read for your early…Details
Thinking of ways to get your child involved in age-appropriate chores to do around the house? As many of us know, Montessori is all about practicing real-life skills. How to encourage your child to apply these skills learned from the classroom at home? Here are some ideas to get you started! Weekly Work Assign a…Details
Every year Chicago has many great events for children to attend to celebrate Easter with their families. Here are two of the most popular Easter events that take place in Chicago. Bunny Rock Chicago 5K & Egg Hunt The Bunny Rock Chicago 5K and Egg Hunt is a festive event that has a 5K run/walk…Details
Winter has arrived, which for many of us means the headache of driving. But for kids it means snow days, lots of hot chocolate and fun winter crafts! Don’t have any in mind quite just yet? Here are five ideas to get you started on your winter fun! 1. Snowman Marshmallows This is a super…Details
What is your favorite holiday book? After asking some of our staff, here is what they chose! Ms. Denise’s favorite holiday story is The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore. Ms. Lynor and Ms. Alyssa LOVE How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss, and they also enjoy the movie! Who doesn’t? It’s…Details
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