Introducing knobbed cylinders

For Christmas, my mum bought Frida a set of mini knobbed cylinders. I’m not sure exactly which ones they are as I didn’t choose them, but this set looks the same. Knobbed cylinders are a traditional Montessori material, used to develop a child’s sensory awareness as well as problem solving skills and fine motor skills.…

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What’s under our tree? 

For Christmas / Chanukah (we are not religious but will be celebrating both as my family celebrates Christmas and my husband’s celebrates Chanukah), we have bought Frida: Four books Two wooden animals  A Schleich horse family  A felt playmat  Some simple figures  Stickers  Frida will be 20 months at the time. We had also ordered…

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Impromptu colour learning 

I wanted to share a little story from a few days ago, when Frida was painting in the afternoon. We do a lot of painting and drawing at the moment, art is definitely one of Frida’s favourite activities.  (You’ll have to excuse the quality of the photos accompanying this post – in London it gets…

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