Montessori at Home: Sock Matching and Folding

Montessori at Home: Sock Matching and Folding

Sock matching and sock folding is the perfect Montessori  activity for children who want to help out around the house.  This Practical Life Activity teaches children about visual discrimination, matching, care of self, and assists with...

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Introducing the Montessori Infant Program

Introducing the Montessori Infant Program

Montessori Academy’s Infant Program provides a nurturing Montessori environment specifically designed to meet the developmental needs and interests of children aged six weeks to 24 months. The program itself is separated into three key stages...

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Art Process in Montessori Education

Art Process in Montessori Education

Teaching art appreciation, and the skills associated with artistic expression, is an important part of the Montessori Art Curriculum. This is because the study of art is fundamental to children’s creative, visual, sensorial, and emotional...

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Material Spotlight: Metal Inset

Material Spotlight: Metal Inset

The Metal Inset is a part of the Montessori Language Curriculum. They are a learning tool used to prepare children for writing as they provide students with the opportunity to practice holding a writing instrument while working on their fine...

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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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