“The goal of early childhood education should be to cultivate the child’s own natural desire to learn.” – Maria Montessori

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Want your child to be a success? Quit scheduling and let them play freely

Want your child to be a success? Quit scheduling and let them play freely

At the start of February half-term, Dr David Whitebread explains the science behind free play and why parents must give children the chance to choose the pastimes they’re interested in

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Children urged to put away screens and play outside

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

http://vimeo.com/68072823