Welcome to our NEW Montessori Rocks site! Over the past couple of years, we have showcased articles covering topics for all age levels, home and school life, gift guides and tips and tools. Our authors
Five Big Mistakes to Avoid with Montessori at Home
If you are reading this you have probably decided to start practicing Montessori at home. First, I must say, congratulations! You have made an excellent choice for you and your toddler! Secondly, I want to
We know that Montessori methods offer young children the very best start in life. But could learning more about the Montessori approach be of benefit to parents too? Here are five ways Montessori made me
Children love dirt! Gardening is a perfect excuse to get dirty! Gardening is one of the major parts of Practical Life activities children learn to master in the Montessori environment. In addition to presenting amazing health
Children need to be prepared for changes ahead to make them feel secure. Children thrive on routine and on knowing what is happening next.
During times of change, a little extra attention will go a long way
Practical Life Activities to Help You Survive the Cold and Flu Season
A change of seasons brings a whole kaleidoscope of new emotions, feelings, colors, excitement and anticipation.
Changes in nature create a special atmosphere in classrooms and call for new adventures and learning opportunities. However, it also
How to Handle Unwanted Gifts as a Montessori Parent
Well-meaning family can be hard to handle around the holidays. When you tell your mother-in-law over and over again that you do not want your toddler receiving any loud, flashy, plastic toys, you’d think you’d
25 Under $25: Montessori Inspired Gifts for Any Child
Not sure what to tell relatives when they ask you for your child's holiday wish list? Are you trying to avoid meaningless toys that become clutter and dust collectors after Christmas?
Ages 0-6: The First Plane of Development
Even though children