Our Favorite Montessori Friendly Kitchen Tools

It’s fall. The season of pumpkin spice and soon it will be the holidays. This time of year we often want to bake more and find ways to include the kids. When children have the right size tools to use, they can help bake treats or prepare holiday meals for the family. We love having the kids help, and they …

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5 Books for Young Kids

Reading to young children benefits them in so many ways. We know this. However, reading the same book night after night after night can get boring for mom or dad so we’ve compiled a list of 5 books for young children that you might not have read yet. These books are all for toddlers and preschoolers, and most are board …

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Our Favorite Montessori Friendly Toys

The holidays are coming, and for many of us, that means we’re thinking about new toys for our children or grandchildren. It can be hard to figure out what to buy for kids when it feels like they already have everything or you don’t want a million more toys in the house. Here’s a list of some of our favorite …

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Klein-Spring Montessori, a Montessori Preschool Near Me

Klein-Spring Montessori is a Montessori Preschool for children 16 months and walking independently to pre-kindergarten. Visit us today to learn about our preschool programs and see if we are the right fit for your family. If you want a Montessori preschool near me, we’re right here in Spring and have been for 35 years. We’d love to have you join …

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Raising Thankful Kids

As parents, we hear the words spoiled and entitled, and most of us think, “That’s not how I want my kids to turn out.” We want our children to be kind, loving, caring members of society. We want to raise thankful children. How do we manage to raise thankful children instead of entitled or spoiled kids? Honestly, it’s easier than …

Modeling Grace and Courtesy Lessons at Home

In a Montessori classroom, we include Grace and Courtesy lessons that help the children learn how to take care of their environment and how to treat others. Children learn how to walk through the classroom environment without bumping into tables or classmates. They learn how to handle breakable objects and treat them with care so that they don’t break. You …

Kid-Friendly Halloween Activities

It’s early October, Halloween is almost here. It’s fall. The season of pumpkin spice everything. If you’re looking for fun Halloween activities you can do with your kids, we’ve got three great ideas for you! Visit a Pumpkin Patch Spend the day at the pumpkin patch as a family. Walk around, explore, choose your pumpkins, sip on hot spiced cider …

Tips to Reduce the Tears and Tantrums

Have you ever had one of those mornings where you felt like it was a battle just getting the kids out the door? One of those days where they hate everything and don’t want to go to school? Suddenly pizza lunch is the worst idea ever, soccer day sounds awful, they don’t like their teacher, they don’t like their friends, …

3 Fun Easter Activities for kids

3 Fun Easter Activities for kids

It’s almost Easter, and if you’ve got young kids, they’re probably getting excited at the thought of the Easter bunny’s visit and candy! What kid doesn’t get excited over candy? Here are three fun Easter activities you can do with your kids now to prepare for the special day. Glow in the dark Easter Egg Hunt We’re switching this one …

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Montessori at Home: Cooking and Baking with Kids

The thought of cooking or baking with your toddler or preschooler might sound crazy, but it’s a great way to bond and help them learn and can be a lot of fun for both the parents and the kids. The key to making it a fun activity rather than a big enormous stress mess is to set realistic expectations. Don’t …