Encouraging child-directed turn-taking and waiting

When I was observing the Montessori class, I was wondering why I don't see snatching or pushing. Everyone is doing their own work peacefully, only gleeful laughters and chatters coming from the children playing outdoors. I did catch a couple of whiny complains about someone else interrupting their tasks which the teacher dealt with softly …

Learning About Play (2): Stages of Play

Do play look the same to you when you walk into a room of children engaging in activities? Play (child-led work) has many holistic benefits to a child's development. Understanding the stages of play will make us be more aware of the cognitive and social development stage they are at so we can better manage …