Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentines today, and we are celebrating. How do we celebrate this special day with our children? Do we sweep it under the carpet or do we intentionally celebrate? The world is changing: This is a story copied from a Facebook wall, it happened in January somewhere in Africa, it could have happened near us … More Valentine’s Day

The Importance of Classroom decoration: A Montessori Perspective

At the beginning of each new term, or session we spend a lot of time and money on decorating our classrooms, do we not? Let’s examine this practice with a Montessori lens… In the Montessori setting we talk about the Prepared Environment and not just a classroom. This environment has several aspects: The physical, material/intellectual, … More The Importance of Classroom decoration: A Montessori Perspective

Science is Important

Happy World Science Day. We must always make sure our children see the inter-relationships in life and the science in it. Science is important. Science can be described as the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the natural and physical world through observation and experiment. For a child to understand a lot of … More Science is Important

Reflections

As a Nigerian living abroad forgive me, but my heart is heavy, both for our nation and for the Nigerian child! Children’s day 2021 is but a few hours past, and I wonder what difference the marking of this day has made for the Nigerian child! I pray that as parents it was a memorable … More Reflections