Michelle Collings

Michelle Collings

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This post is written by my friend Cathie Perolman, a long time Montessorian with over 3 decades of experience!  Today she is sharing her language program with us.  I have been very inspired by Cathie’s work and have used it as a basis for the organization of my own language shelves.  I’m sure you will get a …

Should you introduce letters to your preschooler in their order in the alphabet? Surprisingly, no. There are actually better ways to introduce the letters of the alphabet.

The Kavanaugh Report: DIY Montessori Flag Pin Map

A DIY Montessori flag pin map is a great way to explore both geography and cultures with children.

Montessori Reading - our journey through toddlerhood. Find out how we went against the album sequence but still came out ahead. The secret lies in 3 words. {PlantingPeas.com}

Montessori Reading – Our Journey Through Toddlerhood

Toddler is practicing handwriting using letter outlines and broken crayons.  Two bowls are used to hold the crayons.  {PlantingPeas.com}

Toddler is practicing handwriting using letter outlines and broken crayons. Two bowls are used to hold the crayons. {PlantingPeas.com}

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How to Stop Hitting, Biting, Kicking and Throwing: Practical Techniques for Teaching Little Ones How to Handle BIG Feelings

Learning Triangle: Without the Vestibular, Visual and Auditory Working Together, Learning Fails | ilslearningcorner.com

Learning Triangle: Without the Vestibular, Visual and Auditory Working Together, Learning Fails - Integrated Learning Strategies

Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip | ilslearningcorner.com

Weak hand grip can lead to more attention and sensory issues in the classroom.

Hand Grip: Weak Hands? Weak Body? Why Kids and Millennials are Losing their Grip | ilslearningcorner.com

(I can't stand the idea that there are school districts planning NOT to teach writing anymore. It's not outdated, it's vital and generations of our ancestors fought for the right to be allowed to learn this skill)

Typical Pencil Grasp Development for Writing via @growhandsonkids

Pencil grasp development for handwriting starts before you think it does! Even babies and toddlers are developing proper pencil and hand grasp!