Author: Robert Kappelle

Why the Arts are so Important for Kids

By: Dareen ChehwanThere’s no doubt that art & craft, music, and role-play are fun for kids. Diving into those finger paints and making a beautiful picture to hang on the fridge is awesome. Acting in a play in the living room at home is exhilarating.…
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Nature Activities at Home that Kids will Love

By: Victoria de Dios Young children are naturally drawn to Montessori “practical life” activities, especially those related to care of their environment. I believe kindergarten children have a basic need to make connections with their surroundings. Caring for plants is one way to allow small children to…
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Self-Care Station

One of Montessori’s core values is “independence” in young children. While children are spending a lot of time at home now during the pandemic, it’s a good opportunity to encourage independence at home. To achieve this in young learners, the key is repetition, make it…
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