The Benefits of Creative Play

Creative play. It sounds like a technical term, and in many ways it is. However, it’s also just kids playing, exploring, and being kids. Creative play can come in many forms. It can be a child building a fort, drawing, coloring, playing make-believe or many other types of play that you’re probably familiar with if you have young children. It’s …

Montessori at Home: Breakfast

The thought of having a toddler or preschool-aged child help cook can seem overwhelming or colossally messy, but it can work well when you teach children how to help themselves and give them the tools they need. In a Montessori classroom, children as young as 18 months are taught how to pour water, carry a breakable plate, and prepare meals …

3 Fun Weekend Activities (to wear your child out!)

By the time the weekend rolls around, many parents are ready to collapse and relax after a long work week. However, when you have young kids, your weekends often go, go, go. It can be a mix of errands, kids’ activities, birthday parties, and whatever else needs to get done. Rather than stress your way through the weekend, try these …