Why grades do more harm than good ?

Grading and rank systems in schools are more damaging than beneficial. In recent times parents have been steering clear off mainstream schools mostly because of the exams and the stress it brings along. Thanks to all the awareness and for the alternativ ...

Playdough Scissors Cutting Work

Perfect to start with scissor practice which is the first step towards Prewriting work. The scissors we used are Pattern Scissors from Biblubox. But you can practically use any child safe scissors.

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Oyster Montessori School Review- Alwarpet,Chennai

You all know how much I love Montessori schools. ⁣ ⁣ So, when I was invited by @oyster_montessori school I did a little happy dance. ⁣ ⁣ I have visited the school twice before I could share my thoughts here.⁣ ⁣ The first time I met Charanya, the fou ...

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Prepared Environment at Home for a Montessori Toddler

💚Imagine that you are a toddler and you have to depend on your parent for every little thing. 💚Like getting a glass of water, asking for your shoes, or picking up your own book . . 💚Sounds intimidating ?. 💚Okay, now add to that lack of language s ...

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Squeeze a Bottle-Prewriting Skill

Whaaaat ?. Something as simple as squeezing a bottle is a prewriting skill ? . That was my reaction when I first read it. . That was like 3 years ago. My son is 5 years now and hasn't been introduced to writing yet. . But we decided to take u ...

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How do we choose toys based on Sensitive Periods?

Sensitive period to me is to observe and respond. The more you observe your child the more you will find a pattern. The more we observe the more we get to know their current interests. I want to show a simple case of how I observe and respond ...

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Why should children get bored?

Why should children get bored? My thoughts As a parent we think it is important to keep the child active and busy, for we have been told an idle mind is devil’s workshop. In pursuit of keeping the child busy are we limiting their natural inclinatio ...

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Baby and Montessori Interlocking Discs

When I was pregnant with my second one, I looked up on the internet for newborn materials. And these Montessori interlocking discs was my most desired of all.  I had ours handmade for I couldn’t find them here in India. As this would be doubling up ...