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My Confessions of a Montessori Mom podcast with me, Lisa Nolan of Montessori for the Earth, offers Montessori tips, advice, and more for parents, homeschoolers, and daycare providers of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and lower elementary children.

The Montessori Elementary Child


Child with stamp and ink pad activity

The six- to twelve-year-old child has a mind that is reasoning, abstracting, and imagining, according to Maria Montessori. When the child turns six years of age, the stage of the absorbent mind (which lasts from birth to age six) is gone and the stage of the reasoning mind begins. Physically, the six-year-old loses his baby teeth, and grows taller and thinner like a beanstalk, gone is the preschooler.

The elementary child that emerges has... Keep reading at my sister blog, Montessori for the Earth!