And so, my question is answered. Thank you for joining me on this journey of discovery. I was fascinated to read the above quotations directly from Maria Montessori’s own handbook. By the way, the other snippet of information that I discovered in this exercise was that the thin outline was never originally intended to be blue. Maria Montessori describes it as “in the third series, however, the geometrical figures are instead outlined only in black ink.”
Enjoy your work with the children of the universe, here’s looking to a bright new future.
2020 is now officially the Year of Upheaval for Everyone! Gone are all the traditional holidays, classes, and experiences – we are all adjusting to the frustrations of the new “Future Normal”. Parents the world over are re-thinking education for their children. In the “old world”, all we wanted for
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24th September, Heritage Day is a day for celebration! It is also a day for remembrance and reflection on how we got to this point in our lives. History, a study of the past, gives us our Heritage the achievements and accomplishments of our ancestors. One cannot live without the other.
Have a look at one of the latest ranges of books we are offering – “Wetlands, not Wastelands” This is a delightful book suitable for all children from 3 to 12, providing a great platform to instil an understanding of the human impact upon the environment and how to counter it. This book is also available in Afrikaans.
Childrens House’s vision is to extend a helping hand to the Children of this world, building a bridge between the expectations of adults and the needs of the Child; providing them with the relevant tools required.
Our offices are surrounded by natural wetlands, home to mongoose, waterfowl, amphibians and flora. The park is clean with walkways providing the most pleasant walks.