This workshop provides direct practical experience with the Montessori Materials and is open to Educators, Students and anyone who is interested in learning how to manipulate the Montessori Materials based on Dr Maria Montessori’s Philosophy.

This workshop will include opportunities to practice with the materials and to gain the practical knowledge to be able to present the materials in a Montessori Early Childhood Service.

The Materials covered in this workshop are as follows:

GRACE AND COURTESY

  • INTRODUCTION TO THE WORK CYCLE
  • GREETING PEOPLE
  • INTERRUPTING – ‘EXCUSE ME’
  • COPING WITH AN OFFENCE
  • CONDUCT WITH A VISITOR
  • HOW TO PASS BY
  • HOW TO CARRY A CHAIR/TABLE
  • HOW TO CARRY A MAT ROLL/UNROLL
  • COUGHING/SNEEZING/YAWNING
  • SPEAKING IN A GROUP
  • OPEN AND CLOSING A DOOR
  • USE OF BOOKS
  • INTRODUCTION TO SCISSORS
  • INTRODUCTION OF HOW TO HANDLE A KNIFE

CARE OF ENVIRONMENT

  • PREPARING A FACE WASHER
  • WASHING TABLES (0- 3 years)
  • WASHING TABLES (3+ years)
  • FORMALLY LAYING A TABLE
  • SWEEPING/DUSTPAN AND BRUSH
  • POLISHING OBJECTS
  • DUSTING WITH A CLOTH
  • USING A MOP
  • WATERING PLANTS
  • LEAF CLEANING
  • FLOWER ARRANGING
  • WASHING UP DISHES
  • DRYING DISHES
  • USE OF CLOTHES PEGS
  • WASHING CLOTHS

Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost (AUS $)
Practical Life 1 Montessori Workshop 6 August 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm 15 High St Forest Lake 4078 15 $250.00