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Protect the Child

The task of protecting the child, which is also a task of educating and re-educating adults, is an effort to guard the greatest treasure we possess, one that can guide us toward that light that we sum up in a single word: peace. Dr Maria Montessori

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Path of Life

We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe, and are connected with each other to form one whole unity. Dr maria Montessori

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'To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself - that is the first duty of the educator'. Dr Maria Montessori. Looking up through tall trees.

Stimulate Life

“To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself – that is the first duty of the educator”. Dr Maria Montessori. #montessori #EarlyON

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Children touching fruit in a tray, matching sea life objects to photos, working with colour nomenclature cards, and matching pairs of illustrations.

What are Language Activities?

Montessori language activities enable a child to absorb the linguistic properties of the languages of their culture. Language activities include labelling objects, people, and activities in the environment; nomenclature or real objects for labelling; matching objects with representations; and nomenclature cards. Books that present reality help a child learn about their surroundings. Stereognostic bags (feely… Read more »

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Language Even Before Birth

A child starts to absorb language before birth through all the words and sounds that he or she is exposed to. This receptive language is stored in the unconscious memory until the child is able to express it. Dr Maria Montessori

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Love of the Environment

The love of one’s environment is the secret of all human progress and the secret of social evolution… Love of the environment inspires man to learn, to study, to work. It is up to us to construct such an environment to protect our offspring… This is the mission of education. Dr Maria Montessori

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Harmony With The Earth

The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth. Dr Maria Montessori

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education gives children the opportunity to enhance their equilibrium, gross motor and fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, observation skills, and to coordinate the whole body working together while developing independence. Planting, watering, weeding, sweeping, raking, and shoveling allow the child to feel productive in their community.

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