“Our work is not to teach, but to help the absorbent mind in its development work. How marvellous it would be if by our help, if by an intelligent treatment of the child if by understanding the needs of his physical life and by feeding his intellect, we could prolong the period of functioning of the absorbent mind!” – Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind
While singing the continents song, the kids will identify continents with a specific colour representing each continent.
They noticed the continents on the Coloured Globe and the World Map are the same colours, giving the child that ‘aha’ moment of recognition.
In a Montessori classroom, we bring the world to the children through real-life experiences.
Culture is a custom of a group of people in society. As we live in a multicultural nation, introduction to different cultures at a young age is important to nurture love and understanding among children.
If we are to preserve culture, we must continue to create it.
As Chinese New Year is approaching, children were exposed to some traditional activities.
From calligraphy, paper cutouts, and decorating…children were introduced to the meaning behind each item and things they did during the process.
As 2022 is the year of Tiger, we wish everyone to stay strong and healthy like a tiger!
“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”
“One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.”
The first essential for the child’s development is concentration.