Good Montessori Lunch Box Tips

In any Montessori school in Philadelphia, you will find that there is no such thing as the cafeteria. Children bring their own lunches. That is why with a new school year already upon us, you might be looking for some ways to make lunch more exciting. After all, the defining quality of a Montessori lunch…

What Is Montessori Parenting?

What is Montessori Parenting?

Guide to Being a Montessori Parent Most parents understand basic Montessori philosophy but may be unsure how to implement those ideas into their own household. Fortunately, Montessori parenting is easy to incorporate and practice regularly. 1. Respect Your Child “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” So said…

Montessori activities vs open-ended play

Montessori Activities vs Open-Ended Play

Maria Montessori said, “Play is the work of the child.” When children are allowed to explore their world through meaningful activities, they can learn an unfathomable amount about their world. In a prepared environment, such as a Montessori classroom, children can both experience and play at the same time. That results in satisfaction, because the…

The Importance of Grace and Courtesy

There are many facets of a Montessori education that are easily recognizable, such as the carefully prepared environment and spotless organization. Yet one of the pillars of a Montessori education often goes understated within the classroom. Though it is extremely pivotal, Grace and Courtesy is a much more subtle lesson on which all others are…