Our Drink Station

Our Drink Station

Why is it that every time our youngsters utter the words “I NEED a drink, please” we will always have our hands full. Looking after our littles keeps us really busy and I am all for delegating, especially if the task is going to benefit our little ones and give them a wonderful sense of […]

Rainbow Balloon Colour Matching

Rainbow Balloon Colour Matching

Today I am sharing an easy activity for teaching colours and building fine motor skills. Matching games are an easy way to help kids learn colour words. I put together this quick rainbow balloon colour matching activity as a fun way for preschoolers to learn their colours. I love that it is compact and obvious […]

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

After several requests from parents here’s 15 ways you can support your child’s learning at preschool. There are many more that I haven’t listed here today, so enjoy these ideas and I’ll post more soon! At Playful Matters we begin the year with Practical Life and Sensorial materials. We advise parents against purchasing Montessori materials […]

A Tour Of Our Montessori-inspired Preschool

A Tour Of Our Montessori-inspired Preschool

Today I’m giving you all a peek into our Montessori-inspired Preschool learning environment.¬†We are very fortunate to have a designated space just for our Preschool activities! We have converted our large patio area, just outside our back door, into a wonderful child centered learning environment. Let’s take a look around… I love having this separate […]