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Imagination Play

Imagination Play

Imagination Play. It might not be an obvious part of the Montessori curriculum, but it is there and still a very important part of the child’s development. When I first encountered Montessori I was surprised that imagination play was not recognised in the Montessori curriculum. Especially when you consider that Montessori curriculum is totally child […]

Make Montessori Sandpaper Letters {FREE Printable!}

Make Montessori Sandpaper Letters {FREE Printable!}

Montessori sandpaper letters are used to introduce children to the letters of the alphabet. Here’s an awesome DIY to help your child learn their letters through their senses. Sandpaper letters encourage children to learn their letters for both reading and writing through touch, sight and sound. Using the Montessori sandpaper letters children will HEAR the […]

Ribbon Button Threading with Felt Butterflies

Ribbon Button Threading with Felt Butterflies

Ribbon Button Threading with butterflies is one of our favourite Montessori trays. The felt butterfly ribbon was very simple to make using felt, Bigz Butterfly die and the Big Shot. Felt is a great material to work with! It feels great and you can simply cut a slit where the button is passed through and […]

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