Archive for tag 'montessori'

Kylie's Home Montessori Environment #1

A look into our Montessori home environment

I thought you might like to take a peek into our Montessori home environment! This is my four year old’s work area. He goes to a Montessori school but when he is at home, this is where he will do his investigations; this is where he will do his work. We have child size table […]


Embracing Independence

If you have a toddler (or have spent any time around one, ever) you know that they’re independent little creatures. They’re learning how to gain control over situations and exert their independence every chance they get. If I had a dollar for every time I heard, “I got it” or, “No! Jackson!” (as in, Jackson […]

Montessori Flower Press

Five ways to apply Montessori at home

When I first started implementing Montessori principles in our home, I really focused on the physical things, making sure we had child size furniture and lots of Montessori inspired materials such as toys and practical life tools. The prepared physical environment is very important. However after a while I began to pick up on some […]

Montessori Children's Wardrobe at Hello Bee #2

A Children’s Montessori Wardrobe

There are many Montessori wardrobe ideas around on Pinterest and on blogs. There is no one right way to create a Montessori wardrobe.  Today I would like to share with you the key elements to a Montessori wardrobe and what works for us. 1. All of the children’s clothing, with the exception of ‘special occasion’ […]

Block area hellobee #4

Block Play

Do your children enjoy block play? My children have gone through stages of playing with blocks every day for hours, to not touching the blocks for weeks. If I notice they haven’t touched the blocks for a while, I will reassess our block area. I will look at the blocks we have out and see […]


Learning ABCs

Somewhere between the ages of three to four years old most children will start to learn their ABCs! Some children will learn earlier and some later. The Montessori approach to literacy begins with learning letters phonetically. This means the child learns ‘a’ not ‘A.’ They learn the sound of the letter, not the name of […]


Our Montessori Style Children’s Room

I’d been putting off sharing the end result of Roman’s first children’s room in hopes that I’d eventually finish decorating with all the little touches I originally dreamt up. Alas, with us moving to a new apartment a month from now, this is as good as it’s going to get! When we first moved from our one […]

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