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Shoe Polishing

Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: I first read about shoe polishing as a traditional Montessori activity in Maja Pitamic’s excellent book Teach Me To Do It Myself.


Uncolored shoe polish (We used beeswax sealer from The Walking Company, Montessori Services sells a natural shoe conditioner, and For Small Hands has a […]

Folding a Washcloth

Sweet Pea is 26 months old.

From: This was another activity from the book Teach Me To Do It Myself by Maja Pitamic. Sweet Pea likes to unfold everything help me fold the laundry so when I saw this activity I thought it would be great for her.


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Unloading the Dishwasher

Sweet Pea is 26 months old.

From: This was an activity created out of desperation because Sweet Pea wanted to be so involved every morning when I unloaded the dishwasher. She liked to roll the racks in and out, hunt for sharp objects such as knives and vegetable peelers among the utensils and […]