Order (2 Years-4 Years)
Order (2-4 years)Child
Order is a sensitive period that shows that a child’s always desire consistency and repetition ,along with established routines.A child can be extremely affected and have disorder when he is going through this sensitive period and there is no order which in turn hinders his psychic development.Montessori believed strongly that order is compulsory for true happiness and true satisfaction.During this sensitive period,the child has strong desire to sort and sequence different things.
At White Bear Montessori School, the Toddler classroom includes children between the ages of 16 and 32 months, and we recommend starting your child in Montessori by 2.5 years of age.Montessori programs are especially good for children who are self-directed, can work independently for extended lengths of time, and work well alone or in small groups. Also, these programs tend to be ideal for children easily overwhelmed by noise, chaos, and disorder.
Respect for the child– Montessori believed that adults seldom truly respect children. … The Montessori approach allows children choices, thus preparing them to become independent learners. Children discover the world around them through a hands on approach, rather than the information being landed upon them from above.
- Respect your child as a person.
- Foster your child’s freedom and independence.
- Give them freedom—within limits.
- Slow down—and give them space.
- Use big words—even with little kids.
- Always be making observations of your little one.
Maria Montessori was a respected expert on child development. … Montessori curriculum emphasizes learning as a process that cannot be determined by a child’s age. Instead, learning is a process that is determined by the rate and speed at which a child can acquire one skill before moving on to another skill.
It is a home that allows for children to touch and explore, and to use and master the common objects found in everyday life. The adults have stepped back and looked at the home through the eyes of a child. They’ve used this vision to help them create a home that fully involves the children.