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Montessori at Home


About This Course

This course is the starting point for those who are at home with children of any age. While it covers the basic Montessori principles to consider indoors, it is packed with useful advice and ideas for any parent or carer who find themselves at home with children. It covers activities that can be done in small spaces, with siblings or while you work, alongside plenty of practical ideas and advice from Montessori home-school families and expert tutors. It's the perfect course for a rainy day or if you find yourself at home longer term.

What You'll Learn

This course will cover: Basic Montessori principles to consider indoors; A snapshot from Montessori home schoolers; Activities that can be done within limits; Ways to incorporate Montessori into everyday life; Tried and tested ideas (with underlying principles) from our expert tutors.


There are no requirements to take this course, just an interest in education and childcare at home.

Course Content

This course was written fro MCI by Laura Heap and Barbara Isaacs. It is supported by Millie James.

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