New Early Education Centre for Engadine

New Early Education Centre for Engadine

New Early Education Centre for Engadine A new early education centre is opening its doors in Engadine. Engadine Montessori Academy is holding its grand opening on Saturday, from 9.30am to 1pm, and hopes to be operating by the end of the month...

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Material Spotlight: Touch Tablets

Material Spotlight: Touch Tablets

Introducing the Touch Tablets The Touch Tablets form part of the Montessori Sensorial Curriculum, which aims to teach children how to classify items within their environment using the five senses. The Touch Tablets focus on the tactile sense of...

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Why are my child’s shoes on the wrong feet?

Why are my child’s shoes on the wrong feet?

Why are my child’s shoes on the wrong feet? This is a common question in any Montessori toddler or preschool classroom. It often comes at pick up time, when families express concern that their child’s teachers may have incorrectly put on their...

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The Importance of Outdoor Play in Winter

The Importance of Outdoor Play in Winter

The Importance of Outdoor Play in Winter With the chill of winter settling in, it is timely to discuss the importance of outdoor play. During the cooler months, it is common for children to be restricted to indoor play at home, and only permitted...

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Material Spotlight: The Moveable Alphabet

Material Spotlight: The Moveable Alphabet

Introducing the Moveable Alphabet The Moveable Alphabet is a key part of the Montessori Language Curriculum. The material primarily teaches children how to develop their knowledge of the alphabet, and thus written language skills. The Moveable...

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Material Spotlight: Red Rods

Material Spotlight: Red Rods

What are the Red Rods? The Red Rods are part of the Montessori Sensorial Curriculum. It is common for sensorial materials to isolate one quality, such as weight, to assist the child in better understanding their environment. The Red Rods are...

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What is Cosmic Education?

What is Cosmic Education?

An Introduction to Cosmic Education Cosmic Education is a cornerstone of the Montessori Philosophy. At its core, Cosmic Education tells the story of the interconnectedness of all things. It describes the role of education as comprehensive...

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