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Turning Jigsaws into Montessori Activities

One of our Pre-Nursery team, Helen, bought this lovely jigsaw for us while she was in Dublin. We love it because it’s made from natural rather than synthetic materials, it’s bright and it develops many skills simultaneously. Puzzles are great for developing hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and cognitive skills such as problem solving. To turn a simple […]

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Natural Materials

Today the children have started their project about natural materials. They have been working with soil, clay, chalks, sand, shells, leaves and tiny stones. The children have been pulverizing, sifting, moulding and mixing these materials to understand about how they can manipulate such matter to experiment with form, texture and transformation to stimulate imaginative activity […]