Fischer and Matteo, Musical Babies
Children from Birth to Three have an “absorbent mind”. They take in everything that is going on around them.
A child in his earliest years is capable of tremendous achievements simply through his unconscious power of absorption, though he is himself still immobile.
— The Discovery of the Child, Maria Montessori
The role of the AMI Montessori Assistant to Infancy, guide or teacher for children from birth to three years, has always been first and foremost to support the parents, the child’s first teacher, at home. Much of this blog post is about that, using music as an example. Continue reading