Raising Yannis

5 Ways Toddlers Can Cook With The Family

A 2-year-old sits, quietly spreading jam on a cracker. He’s concentrating very carefully on completing this task. Then, he eats the cracker with great satisfaction. This is a typical scene in a Montessori classroom and household, where even toddlers prepare their own snacks. Can toddlers really cook?  If you provide appropriate tasks, even little ones …

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Montessori Practical Life-Pouring

Teaching Montessori Practical Life: 3 Easy Activities

  Yannis is doing important work when he gets up on his stool to use the kitchen sink. Whether he washes a bowl or washes his hands, he’s developing practical skills that will serve him his whole life. Work like this is called practical life activities in the Montessori method. These  Montessori practical life activities …

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A Day in Our Life: Montessori-Inspired Routine

Wondering what a Montessori-inspired routine looks like for a toddler/infant? Everyone’s routine is a little different depending on the child’s interests and age, but I’ll share our routine with you so you can get some inspiration. Here’s a our  Montessori-Inspired Routine: Wake Up: Books in Bed Getting straight out of bed is a struggle for …

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