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The Power of Imitation

By Mary Katherine Thorn / November 22, 2022 /

The Power of Imitation — Games and Activities for You and Your Child   It was a chilly November weeknight. I was boiling pasta and grating cheese for our family dinner while my newly turned three year old daughter perched on a barstool at the counter and  watched me. Her big eyes followed the motions…

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5 Preschool Activities to do in October

By Mariah Roe / October 5, 2022 /

Autumn may have already begun, but now we get to experience its height as we transition from the rich greenery of summer to the grey of winter. The leaves change color, the sky stays darker, even the stars switch shifts in the night sky as we turn through another leg of the natural cycle. It’s…

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The Importance of Play in the Classroom

By Mariah Roe / September 21, 2022 /

“Play is the work of the child” – Dr. Maria Montessori Educational Environment It is a common misconception that a child at play is a child engaging in frivolous activities. However, the Montessori philosophy teaches us that there is no such thing as unimportant playtime. To a child, there is no distinction between play and…

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Why Montessori Inspired is So Beneficial for Your Child

By Marla Lloyd / September 7, 2022 /

“The Hand is the Instrument of the Mind”- Dr. Maria Montessori Montessori Inspired came to be after years of doing what Dr. Montessori admonished us to do when she said “look to the child”. Some of the most popular work in our classrooms were the geometric stencils and insets. Children would spend their time developing…

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