By the end of this article, you and your child will gain a new understanding of our planet and how our Montessori learning materials can assist you.
By perusing our Geodessee blog you may have noticed we are big fans of science and especially the study of animals.
Kids are surrounded by shapes on a daily basis and love to interact with them. They talk about the shapes of cookies, puzzle pieces, and things they encounter outside as well, like swing sets or parts of bicycles. The more we direct their attention to these shapes the more they will adopt this practice into […]
Is there a more beautiful insect than the butterfly? With their vibrant colors and elegant form they have fascinated humans since the beginning of civilization. But they are a very delicate and complex insects and require a systematic study to fully appreciate their beauty and the role they play in Mother Nature. Here we […]
This is going to be a short post, but an important one for everyone who is a parent and has friends. We are always looking out for new lessons on life, even if they show up in unexpected places. And we were so touched by the events in the following anecdote that we felt compelled […]
Time is an abstract concept that children find very difficult to get their heads around. It can be very frustrating for us parents too. Explaining when something is going to happen or how long they have to wait can be a real challenge, even if it’s something as short as five minutes. Getting kids […]
The cosmos is filled with many mysteries and astronomical phenomena. When we look to the stars
The moon is something in space that the kids can actually see, which makes this lesson all the more interesting for them. I remember being fascinated that there was something in the night sky that was so gigantic yet so close to the earth that we could even travel there. Like so many children I […]
Raising children as entrepreneurial parents is challenging, to say the least. Some would even say it’s down-right loony! But that’s exactly what Pilar and I have set out to do. Juggling the duties of a business owner, marketer, blogger, and parent takes a lot of effort, especially with two rambunctious boys. But somehow, we make […]