Material Spotlight: The Colour Box

Material Spotlight: The Colour Box

What is the Colour Box? Colour Boxes are one of the most visually appealing Montessori materials. Created to be introduced to children in three stages, Colour Boxes 1, 2 and 3 contain a different amount of matching coloured tablets, which are...

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Montessori DIY: iSpy Bottles for Car Trips

Montessori DIY: iSpy Bottles for Car Trips

iSpy Bottles for Car Trips Do you have a family road trip coming up? These DIY iSpy bottles are easy to make, and a great way to keep the kids busy in the back seat. All you need is a few household items, and a bottle from the recycling. They’re...

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Montessori and Creativity

Montessori and Creativity

How Does Montessori Education Cultivate Creativity? Families that are new to Montessori often ask: “How does Montessori encourage creativity?” This question often arises as the Montessori method is not overtly known for encouraging creative...

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Material Spotlight: The Sandpaper Globe

Material Spotlight: The Sandpaper Globe

What is the Sandpaper Globe? The Sandpaper Globe, also known as the land and water globe, is an introductory geography material from the Sensorial Curriculum. This material introduces the child to the concept of the globe as a representation of...

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What is freedom within limits?

What is freedom within limits?

Freedom within limits in Montessori Education Freedom within limits is a core Montessori concept. For parents that are new to Montessori, this concept may seem contradictory. After all, aren’t limits and rules the opposite of freedom? Some...

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Earlwood Child Care Centre Construction Update

Earlwood Child Care Centre Construction Update

Montessori Academy’s Earlwood child care centre is just three weeks away from completion of construction. Due to minor project delays, the campus is on track to open in March 2017. The exact date of opening will be determined by the...

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Penrith Team Achieves Exceeding NQS Rating

Penrith Team Achieves Exceeding NQS Rating

Montessori Academy is pleased to announce that our Penrith campus has been awarded an Exceeding National Quality Standard (NQS) Rating following their assessment and rating by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority...

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