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Grocery Store Addition! Someone wanted to create a grocery store! So we did! She kept adding items to her original three slices of bread and kept track of her inventory with addition! Now she is ready to sell! Combining addition with play and keeping the interest high!

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What to have in your child’s environment and why!

https://videopress.com/v/uIqW16aj?preloadContent=metadata Video #1: The Montessori Rug. A little rug is great at bringing order. When we place objects on a rug they become more visible, saving us all from the painful mishap of accidentally stepping on a wooden toy! Small pieces are less likely to get lost too. https://videopress.com/v/3u6GSNF2?preloadContent=metadata Video #2: Wooden Play figures. These… Continue reading What to have in your child’s environment and why!

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How Movement Can Make You Smarter!

As a teacher I always pondered on why children, including myself, had to fidget or draw or move while listening to a lecture. It wasn't until I did my Waldorf Teacher training that I understood why! We have systems in our body that feed information to our brain, letting our brain know where our body… Continue reading How Movement Can Make You Smarter!

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Relax with “Three Bags Full”

I love "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep!" This movement circle puts a lot of pressure on the wrists, when the feet are being kicked up. This pressure on the joints helps with the proprioceptive system. Stimulating the proprioceptive nerves feeds information to the brain. It tells the brain where the body is in space. This permits… Continue reading Relax with “Three Bags Full”