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Your resource hub for all things Montessori. From your first foray into the Montessori approach to more in-depth learning, this is the place to be to keep your finger on the pulse.

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What is Montessori?

What is Montessori? How is the Montessori method different? What does ‘following the child’ actually mean? What makes it relevant around the world, and applicable to every child? Our new, free, online short course, ‘What is Montessori?’, answers these questions, giving an introduction into Maria Montessori and her approac

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The Sun – Giver of Life

Explore another of the resources created by MCI for the Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots programme. These activities are designed to help children understand our dependence on the sun and the interdependence of life.

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The Story of the Earth

Here is the story of the Earth and its Life, one of the resources MCI created for the Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots programme. These activities are designed to bring the story of evolution closer to the daily lives of children

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Earth Day 2020

This year marks 50 years since the first Earth Day took place. The aim of Earth Day is to build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and planet. Today, the Montessori Group are celebrating with a webinar discussion on Cosmic Education, and a free activity pack: ‘Montessori and the importance of sustainability’.

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Montessori at home

Like many others around the world, you may have recently found yourself at home, juggling childcare and work. Whilst there is no pressure for you to maintain your child’s experiences to match their nursery or school, you might want to find out more about the basic Montessori principles to think about indoors.

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Regrowing vegetables and herbs at home

Regrowing vegetables is a great way to show children about the growth cycle – as well as sustainability in reusing scraps of food. You won’t be replacing your weekly shop with these vegetables, but it’s simple to do on a windowsill and you can create a fun experiment to see which grows the quickest or the tallest.

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Child-led learning: tips and advice on home learning

A child learns best through experiences during their early years – and there are many experiences that are readily accessible in the home. Whether it’s breaking away from a reliance on digital entertainment, organising the home to encourage spontaneous learning, or uncovering soft skills, there’s something that every parent can gain from Montessori over the coming weeks.

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Can you imagine a world without water?

Children love working with water. Whether it’s making bubbles, pouring through a funnel or scrubbing a chair it always captivates and engages. Activities with water in the environment are not only popular with the children, they provide stimulating and enriching opportunities for them to learn about a multitude of things.

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Spreading the benefits of Montessori Education through sharing information and experiences

Montessori is a philosophy, a way of thinking and a set of values that offer an approach to life and to parenting. Montessori is not exclusive; anyone can bring ideas into the home. It is internationally renowned, based on attitudes of respect, trust and freedom to give children the time and space to do what is meaningful for them.

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