Developing object permanence: using the object permanence box

Famous Swiss psychologist  Piaget argued that developing an understanding of object permanence – that objects and people are still there even when out of sight – is one of the most important things for an infant to come to terms with.  For very small infants, when something is not being seen it is as if…

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The Joyful Child : Montessori for birth to three

I have just finished reading The Joyful Child: Montessori Global Wisdom for Birth to Three by Susan Stephenson, and I wanted to share a little bit about it with you. Stephenson gives lots of ideas on how to implement the Montessori philosophy at home, covering the child’s first year, and then moving onto topics including care…

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