Material Spotlight: The Bead Cabinet

Material Spotlight: The Bead Cabinet

The Montessori Bead Cabinet, or Bead Chain Cabinet, is a beautiful and eye-catching material that is found in every Montessori Academy preschool classroom. The Mathematics material is comprised of a tall wooden cabinet, numerous coloured beads...

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The Montessori Classroom: Inspired Design

The Montessori Classroom: Inspired Design

The essence of Doctor Maria Montessori’s educational philosophy is the holistic development of the child, and every element of the learning curriculum supports this goal, including the design of the classroom. Commonly referred to the ‘prepared...

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Campus Feature: Leichhardt Montessori Academy

Campus Feature: Leichhardt Montessori Academy

Nestled in the buzzy Italian precinct of Norton Street, Leichhardt Montessori Academy offers an exceptional educational experience that combines genuine Italian history, with a vibrant early learning environment. Prior to becoming Leichhardt...

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Material Spotlight: The Botany Cabinet

Material Spotlight: The Botany Cabinet

The Botany Cabinet, or the Leaf cabinet as it is sometimes known, is a Montessori sensorial material that provides children with an introduction to the world of botany. It is also one of the first Montessori materials children work with that...

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Material Spotlight: The Hundred Board

Material Spotlight: The Hundred Board

The Hundred Board is a key Montessori Mathematics material, which helps children make the leap from the recognition of numbers, to understanding how they belong in a sequence. As the name suggests, it focuses specifically on numbers 1 – 100. The...

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Material Spotlight: Geometric Solids

Material Spotlight: Geometric Solids

Introducing the Geometric Solids The sensorial curriculum area is unique to Montessori education, encouraging children to engage all five senses in their learning, forming concreate ideas from the abstract in their environments. The Geometric...

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Raising Independent Children Who Thrive

Raising Independent Children Who Thrive

Raising children is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles you will ever undertake. Some days are more challenging than others; however, the rewards are so very worthwhile. After all, what is more fulfilling than seeing your little ones...

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Material Spotlight: Dressing Frames

Material Spotlight: Dressing Frames

Introducing the Dressing Frames The Dressing Frame is a key Montessori Practical Life material which helps children to develop independence and care of self as they learn to fasten different clothing implements. The material is comprised of a...

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Curriculum Snapshot: Practical Life

Curriculum Snapshot: Practical Life

Have you ever wondered why your child is fascinated with how you fold the towels, set the table, or mop the floor? Children, like all human beings, want to communicate with others, to do important work, and contribute to society. This desire is...

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