Category: Montessori

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Upskilling

Last week an online friend, Jo, posted in her Facebook group that there was going to be an online Montessori Summit with multiple speakers, specifically about homeschooling.   We were very Montessori-inspired when the...

Montessori Inspired Activities for Pre-Schoolers 0

Montessori Inspired Activities for Pre-Schoolers

No doubt you will all remember me talking about the great changes we were able to make around our place by doing the My Organised Chaos course with Jo Ebisujima a little over a...

Language learning resource 0

Language learning resource

Does your library do this?  Mine does.  They have Mango for libraries. Isn’t that fabulous? If, like me, you live in a monolingual home then having access to an online option is a great...

Not So Organised Chaos 3

Not So Organised Chaos

That would be a fair description of life in the Oh Waily household on many a day.  So what better than getting some excellent pointers, and reminders, of what family life can look like....

Montessori Print Shop giveaway 0

Montessori Print Shop giveaway

For those who may be interested in these sorts of things, Montessori Print Shop is doing a fantastic giveaway right now. So if you love the idea of using Montessori inspired works with your...

Detours and Rerouting 0

Detours and Rerouting

The stay at home section of the Oh Waily family have fallen into some rather undesirable habits of late.  The dreaded television has become rather more than an occasional treat and enjoyment, to the...

Poetry 4

Poetry

Do you read your children poetry? I remember being very ambivalent about poetry at school.  I don’t ever really recall understanding meter and how to structure a poem.  I could probably barely tell you...

Walking the Line 0

Walking the Line

No, I am not referring to Johnny Cash. I am talking about a nice Montessori activity that comes under the Practical Life section Control of Movement.  To read about the different, traditional ways of...

Puzzles, cylinders and scissors 2

Puzzles, cylinders and scissors

Master Oh Waily has been busy over the past few weeks.  He has shown some skill gains in several areas. His current go-to activity is jigsaw puzzles. We have a variety of puzzles in...

Moveable Alphabet 0

Moveable Alphabet

Miss Oh Waily has always been in love with numbers, with the odd little bit of interest in letters thrown in just for variation.  I have been waiting patiently for her to show her...