Children urged to put away screens and play outside
Another great article about the value of playing outdoors! We at West Cliffe Montessori cannot get enough of the outdoors – whatever the weather!
Children are being urged to take back their “wild time”, swapping 30 minutes of screen use for outdoor activities.
Take a look at this video for more information on Project Wild Thing
Independence: Dressing Appropriate Clothes for Independence in Dressing
Wonderful article for all you parents of twos and threes! Take a look!
Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests
Children at Montessori primary schools perform better than those at traditional schools, RTL news reports after studying the results of nationwide tests. – See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/09/montessori_pupils_perform_best.php#sthash.TSGp9qNl.dpuf
No freedom to play or explore outside for children
Today’s children spend a fraction of their free time outdoors – what a pity, says Patrick Barkham