Approximately 300 million people worldwide are color blind. A majority of these people are male. What is color blindness? Why does it happen? What should we do about it? Sugar Mill Montessori School offers answers to these questions and more. Learning Colors One of the early concepts...

Art encourages the natural desire to create. Children are free to use different mediums - watercolor, collage and clay, to express their ideas and individuality. Our art program emphasizes the process rather than the product, giving children more freedom to be creative. It hones fine...

There is a common misconception that children in Montessori classrooms are free to do as they want. It is true that children have the freedom to choose work that interests them, however, there are limits. So, what exactly is freedom within limits? Providing children with the opportunity...

Our seeds are ready to plant! A few weeks ago, our students helped us start our seeds. We used cardboard egg cartons to start our Chinese long beans, bush beans, pole beans, cucumbers, squash, cosmos and sunflowers. Gardening with children is a rewarding educational experience. Children...

It’s almost springtime! The weather is warming up (at least here in Texas), and the children are out from school. It is the perfect time to bond with your children and create some special memories. You don’t have to travel anywhere during Spring Break, you can...

Today is National Read Across America Day! It also happens to fall on Dr. Seuss’ birthday. This is not a coincidence, as Dr. Seuss books have been a favorite of young children for many generations. Reading to your child is so important. Start reading when...

This hilarious video has gone viral; showing a mom trying to keep her house clean while her toddler manages to undo every chore she has accomplished. Mom neatly folds clothes and places them in the drawer, her daughter removes the clothes and tosses them on the floor....

There are numerous benefits to cooking with children. You can start cooking with a child as young as one, they can help “dump” pre-measured ingredients into a bowl and help mix with your assistance. Not only is cooking a great way to bond with your child,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XniqyDQVgM Routines are very important for young children. In Montessori we say that children under 6 are in their sensitive period for order and repetition, which means they have an inherent need for routines. During the holidays, school is out, you may be traveling, relatives might be...

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