Every school seems to have a different handwriting policy, most schools use either cursive or pre-cursive letters. Pre-cursive means that each letter is designed to be individual. Cursive font is designed so that you don’t have to take the pen off the paper allowing the wrting to flow better. Each school may also have different
We had an amazing holiday in Mexico and we were lucky enough to swim with turtles: We have loved learning about turtles and we wanted to share some of the things we have done. To start I had a collection of books out. I have struggled to find many books related to turtles, certainly
Just a quick post about the new materials I just put in the upload section. Using the short bead stair and Seguin boards is a great way for children to build a concrete understanding of number. I have just created two downloadable extensions for these exercises where the children can record there learning. Download short
The current trend for teaching reading is using phonics… which is great as that is how Montessori has always done it. For those that don’t know, learning to read using phonics is done by teaching children sounds. There are 44 phonemes (sounds) which relate to the letters of the alphabet (25, q is taught
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Today we decided to do some hedgehog themed cooking. I have a go to recipe which the kids love and also gives us a great opportunity to talk about changes of state – melting and solidifying etc. It is a very chocolatey recipe! And always popular! I have created a pdf version of this recipe