TweedleWink Play House @Neo Damansara – Right Brain Preschool

We are firm believers in the importance of the preschool years because they provide the vital foundation for a child’s future learning, therefore the selection of a preschool must be undertaken with as much care and attention as you would for the later years of your child’s education. We occasionally receive requests from parents for preschool recommendations so I would like toContinue reading “TweedleWink Play House @Neo Damansara – Right Brain Preschool”

A Montessori Education: Understanding the Montessori School and the Montessori Philosophy

Since its inception in 1907, the Montessori Method has been acknowledged as a successful curriculum for children. From The Montessori Mafia: Montessori builds innovators. The “Montessori educational approach might be the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the school’s alumni that one might suspect a Montessori Mafia: Google’s founders Larry Page andContinue reading “A Montessori Education: Understanding the Montessori School and the Montessori Philosophy”

Math Apps – Montessori MatheMAGICs: Dynamic Division

My mother was a Math teacher so Math has always been firmly drilled into me as a very important subject. As such, I’m always looking for new ways to teach the boys Math. The following app came to my attention recently and I think it’s hit the nail on the head for teaching children aboutContinue reading “Math Apps – Montessori MatheMAGICs: Dynamic Division”

Montessori Materials: The 100 Board

Since he was little, Hercules has had a thing for numbers. So when I introduced the Hundred Board App by Rantek (they have some really cool Montessori Apps), he really enjoyed playing with it. I have been meaning to make him a physical hundred board but never quite got to it until recently. In my typical lazy-Mom fashion, IContinue reading “Montessori Materials: The 100 Board”

Books: The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori

The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori If you want to learn a subject, there’s nothing like hearing it straight from the horse’s mouth. Read about The Montessori Method translated from the original manuscript written by Maria Montessori herself. What’s in it… CHAPTER I- A CRITICAL CONSIDERATION OF THE NEW PEDAGOGY IN ITS RELATION TO MODERN SCIENCEContinue reading “Books: The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori”

Montessori Activities for Toddlers

Recently, I have been trying to gradually introduce a series of Montessori activities to Hercules. He recently turned 2.5 years so I thought it was a good age to start. I cleared out the toy room (except for the books) with the intention of slowly filling his cubby holes with new Montessori materials. Here areContinue reading “Montessori Activities for Toddlers”

TS Mineral Science Kit

Just what your budding Geologist needs to get started! 15 mineral specimens Magnifying viewer to look closely at these amazing and intricate crystalline structures Nail to test for hardness Streak plate to determine color in powdered form Children will learn to look for luster, (the way a mineral reflects light), hardness (measured on the MohsContinue reading “TS Mineral Science Kit”

Melissa & Doug Deluxe Magnetic Responsibility Chart.

Includes 90 magnets depicting behaviors and rewards Magnetic Calendar/Dry-erase board Great Quality Great Value Help kids understand the concept of behavior and rewards. This entertaining, magnetic activities board feature the innovative combination of magnets and wood. Includes a dry-erase board and 90 magnets depicting behaviors and rewards. Measures 16″ x 12″ when closed; 16″ xContinue reading “Melissa & Doug Deluxe Magnetic Responsibility Chart.”

Math Works: Montessori Math and the Developing Brain

This book contains descriptions of the Montessori math materials, and explanations of how the children using them learn math while stimulating every area of their developing minds. This resource will also give parents, teachers, and administrators a grasp of how these materials enhance thinking, problem solving, and brain development and prepare children for standardized testing.Continue reading “Math Works: Montessori Math and the Developing Brain”