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The good, the bad and the ugly – catch up.

Hello to all of my readers both old and new! Finally, I have sat down and wrote my first blog post of the year. It’s been a while since I last wrote a post hasn’t it? Two months to be precise. Two very fun, exciting, busy, hectic and *sometimes* very stressful months.

When I say *sometimes* I mean *most of the time*.

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Montessori in a bag

I love these ideas from over at Three Minute Montessori.

Three Minute Montessori

Jasmine: Before I left for London, a top item on my pack list was to assemble busy bags for the 13 hour plane ride. I have issues with the term “busy” as I think children need to be meaningfully engaged rather than just occupied with “busy work”, i found these busy bags useful for developing concentration and honing fine motor skills, whether on a plane ride or living out of a suitcase! I got carried away and made 21 busy bags, arranged according to the five areas of Montessori work: practical life, sensorial, math, language, cultural.

My criteria for the busy bags:

-minimal loose parts, so it’s easier to keep track

-loose parts must be cheap or I already own them, so I will not feel too much heartache if things get lost

-portable and light (we used mainly Daiso ziplocks the size of a medicine/ tablet strip, with a…

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