• Montessori Prepared Environment
    The Montessori Method of education is more than just an educational tool, it is a lifestyle choice, which is evident in the Principle of Montessori Prepared Environment.  The Montessori Method of education is a century-old pedagogical tool developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in 1907, to efficiently facilitate education for optimum holistic development.  The Montessori Method… Continue reading Montessori Prepared Environment
  • Montessori Practical Life Activties
    children are able to develop at their maximum potential when they are provided with ample opportunities to freely and willingly partake in meaningful learning activities. Hence it is the parent’s and educator’s responsibility to provide the child with age-appropriate learning activities to facilitate development and stimulate learning. The Montessori Curriculum comprises all the aspects that… Continue reading Montessori Practical Life Activties
  • Montessori Environment At Home
    Are you a parent or an immediate caregiver looking for ways to set up the Montessori Environment, but need help finding effective ways to integrate the Montessori philosophy at home? Let’s face it, the Montessori Method of education is an effective educational tool that goes beyond the classroom and basic curricula.  This pedagogical philosophy provides… Continue reading Montessori Environment At Home
  • Parallel Play
    While play and activities involving open-ended play are often looked over as being frivolous or distracting for the child, these activities are integral to their development process.  Especially during the early childhood development process, play is one of the major mediums of learning for children.  For the initial six years of their lives, children are… Continue reading Parallel Play
  • Play Food for Kids
    Have you ever noticed your toddler or preschooler playing pretend in the corner with objects that resemble household items?  If yes, then you may be wondering why and how this form of play can help with your child’s cognitive and motor development.  Believe it or not, pretend play is more than just having a fun… Continue reading Play Food for Kids
  • Why toys are important for a child’s development?
    You might have noticed your child actively venturing out and running around the house discovering new objects in the surrounding environment. Children during the initial stages of their life are highly susceptible to the stimuli present in their surroundings.  Children often explore new information and objects on the basis of their senses to make sense… Continue reading Why toys are important for a child’s development?
  • What is a Sensory Room and its Benefits
    Traditional kindergarten and preschool classrooms are best described as busy, with children partaking in collaborative play activities, brightly colored furniture, and exciting flashy toys.  Classrooms especially for preschoolers and kindergartners can be extremely noisy, busy, and distracting.  For children with behavioral disorders such as ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) or developmental disabilities such as ASD… Continue reading What is a Sensory Room and its Benefits
  • Sensory Activities for Autism
    Learning can be quite difficult for children diagnosed with learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and developmental disorders.  Autism is one such developmental disability that is caused by differences in the brain that can affect the child’s cognitive, emotional, and social skills significantly.  Associating open-ended play activities with learning and education seems quite unconventional to most parents. … Continue reading Sensory Activities for Autism
  • Sensory Activities for Toddlers
    Have you ever noticed your tiny toddler actively exploring different objects trying to make sense of how they work? If you are a parent of a tiny toddler you would know that they are always on their toes running around in search of new objects to interact with.  Believe it or not, during the initial… Continue reading Sensory Activities for Toddlers
  • Outdoor Toys for 1 year olds
    Whether it is spring, summer, fall, or winter, studies have indicated that outdoor play activities are integral for gross motor development in children from the earliest stages of their development. It can be quite unconventional to associate an infant or a 1-year-old’s development process with rigorous outdoor activities, however, based on studies even infants can… Continue reading Outdoor Toys for 1 year olds