Making Space for Two in the Kitchen

Making Space for Two in the Kitchen

A couple months back I cleaned out a kitchen cupboard and made a little space for Sarah (16 mths). It was good in theory but in reality, Sarah wanted to use the bowls and utensils in Jack’s (3.5yrs) space. She … Continue reading

Sarah’s Room: Growing with Her

Sarah’s Room: Growing with Her

I’ve been doing a bit of reorganising lately; I’ve jiggled around the playroom a bit to make it more engaging for Jack (3.5yrs) and Sarah (16 mths). I think a space should continually evolve, especially for children, their needs and … Continue reading

In the Kitchen with Sarah (and a teeny tiny apron)

In the Kitchen with Sarah (and a teeny tiny apron)

Now that Sarah is well and truly walking (more often, running!) around she is starting to show an interest in routines. She watches me and Jack so carefully and then copies what we do; the other day Sarah took a placemat … Continue reading

Montessori: Learning to Get Dressed

Montessori: Learning to Get Dressed

As Sarah gets older her room has had a few changes. About a month ago Sarah started to help getting undressed; just lifting her arms up and wriggling her legs. My husband first noticed this and since then has been encouraging … Continue reading

Getting Started: Montessori Updated

I’ve just updated the Getting Started: Montessori page with some questions to ask yourself when you are setting up a child-friendly kitchen. I have also included links to my two favourite Montessori blogs; How we Montessori and Montessori ici. This … Continue reading

Montessori in the Kitchen: Child-sized Utensils

Montessori in the Kitchen: Child-sized Utensils

I love poking through kitchen stores and ogling all the gadgets but so many of them aren’t really necessary. So when I was thinking about utensils for Jack I thought about what types of things he would be doing in … Continue reading