The Montessori Elementary Child


The Montessori Elementary Child

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. Continue reading "The Elementary Child" on our sister blog, Confessions of a Montessori Mom!

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