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The Pencil Grip

To begin, it is important to incorporate fine motor activities into your child's routine. Fine motor activities allow your child to build the necessary muscles in their fingers and wrists...

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Fostering Independence with a Montessori Shelf

Fostering Independence with a Montessori Shelf

A Montessori toy shelf is a low, open, organized wood shelf where children can access and select the toy of their choosing. This simple design is a staple in Montessori classrooms and...

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What it Means to “Follow the Child”

What it Means to “Follow the Child”

By Olynda Smith, Certified Montessori Instructor and Veteran Educator   The concept of “following the child” was a revolutionary idea when Dr. Maria Montessori introduced it. Now, a hundred years...

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