Montessori Inspired Toddler Discovery: Construction

A much beloved cousin passed down a handful of construction and construction vehicle books to Eli recently, and they have been the number one requested reading material ever since. I had a strong inkling Eli would enjoy discovering aspects of construction a bit deeper, so I pulled together a shelf devoted to this topic. At … [Read more…]

Montessori Inspired Toddler Discovery: In the Garden

My grandfather had a large vegetable garden in his backyard, and throughout my childhood, I have the fondest memories of helping him in his garden: gathering spinach for the dinner salad, pulling carrots to leave for the Easter bunny, and picking flowers to arrange for the kitchen table.  Although I often come to terms with … [Read more…]