Below are some of excerpts quoted in a recent article, “Authentic Montessori: The Dottoressa’s View at the End of Her Life – Part I: The Environment,” published by Lillard & McHugh in the Journal of Montessori Research (Spring 2019). General:
The Montessori object permanence box (also called a “ball-drop” box) is a quintessential Montessori sensorial material for infants ages 9-12 months. It is simple, engaging and valuable for teaching many skills, including object permanence, hand-eye coordination, palmar grasp, and more.
At a glance: The topponcino is an infant support pillow used during the first 8-12 weeks of life. It supports the fragile head, neck and body of the newborn during holding and carrying. It provide a sense of warmth, comfort,
Here are the six biggest obstacles to the healthy development of babies and young children, according to Dr. Maria Montessori. 1. Too Much Help 2. Disrespect, Harshness, & Violence 3. Being Interrupted 4. Fatigue 5. Obstacles to Free Movement 6.
In Understanding the Human Being, AMI Trainer and Author Dr. Silvana Montanaro describes the first 6-8 weeks of life as the “symbiotic period” — which is both mother and baby need each other to “give and receive something absolutely necessary for