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When children come into the world their first function is to adapt to their environment so that they may become members of human group to which they uniquely belong. This adaptation can only occur by absorption of all the elements surrounding them, and the absorption mechanism is based on obeying vital inner directives that are common to all children.

The absorption and adaptation mechanisms are the foundation of Exercises and Practical Life, and they are the embodiment of Montessori environment, which provides wholesome range of activities. These activities allow the children to develop control and coordination of movement, awareness of their environment, orderly thought patterns, independent work habits, responsibility, and numerous other characteristics.

That's why our Practical Life Area is equipped with most "fun" materials and gadgets. Please, just look at the pictures.

Pouring measures of water, scooping rice and macaroni demand a lot of patience, attention, and concentration.

 
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See our language tools!
See our math discovery area!
See our playground equipment!
See our science area!
See the sensorial experience tools!
 
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