What's Up With Montessori and Fantasy Play?!

What's Up With Montessori and Fantasy Play?!

Alex was three when she started our Montessori school, many years ago. Her mom was a baker and had her own bakeshop in town. Alex pretended to bake with everything and anything at school, as would be expected. But at the same time, she had to do the materials correctly, for one important reason, the other kids noticed when she did not! They would go up to her and say, "Alex, you are not supposed to do that with the pink tower!"

You might think it was the teachers who got upset about Alex's behavior. No, it was the children, as they are so sensitive to order! They are like little policemen in the classroom!

It was at this time we were creating our outdoor classroom. We had a... Keep reading over at my sister blog! ~Lisa Nolan