My disclaimer, before we even begin, is that these items are not Montessori Materials, they are Toys which I feel compliment some aspects of a Montessori Education and I will explain my thinking with each one and it’s relevance to L and why she will enjoy it as well. Choosing gifts is hard. I have… Continue reading Montessori Friendly Gifts for a 3 Year Old.
Wow! What a March it has been with all the birthdays and parties we have attended this year – I am pooped and just about all birthday’d out and next weekend is L’s! 3…how did that happen? We have had a lovely time celebrating with friends and their little ones though and thank each and… Continue reading New Work and Birthdays.
We are not without screen time here at Casa Osborne, we’re very technology driven parents, both gamers, have a big interest in film and T.V and I studied the digital arts in its many forms, including game design at college and university and my husband is a software developer (programmer). As you can imagine it’s a… Continue reading The Oceans and what we can find there.
It’s a bit of a tradition that we attend Crufts since our dog’s breeder started showing a few years ago and this year was no exception. We don’t show ourselves, not competitively anyway, local fun dog shows have always been fun to do, but we do work our dogs. Siberian Huskies are built to run… Continue reading Dog Shows and Music
It was a play day kind of day today at our group, certainly for L, which is not a bad thing at 2 going on 3, play is great! There is so much value in play from expanding vocabulary, working on vital motor skills, both gross and fine, creativity, imagination, art, learning to communicate with… Continue reading Play Day
Physical “Education” is something L is involved with 24/7, she never stops. Whether she’s bouncing on the bed, running laps round the living room, climbing, jumping, dancing or rolling, it’s non-stop and exhausting to watch. I only wish I had that amount of energy again! So when she lost interest in Baby Ballet, I was… Continue reading Visiting Max and Other Work.