Solstices are interesting days. In winter I long to see more and more light during the day, in summer I crave to feel more and more coolness of nights. Simple celebrations of solstices are new to me. We have celebrated just few of them since I became more and more […]

beekeeper play

Several books inspire B’s play, including books written and illustrated by Simona Čechová (I have mentioned her books in other posts – here and here). One of her books, Včelár Jožko (free translation Joseph the Beekeeper), where we base most of our knowledge about beekeeping, inspired him to become a […]

Fashion Revolution Week with a preschooler

Few weeks ago I have started reading a book called Život na míru (free translation Tailor-Made Life) by Marek Rabij where he discuses clothes making in Bangladesh which serves as one of bases for fashion industry. I am struck and shocked by what I read in the book and suddenly […]

Calendar mat

I have started working on this calendar mat more than two years ago when B. was about eight months old. I planned it to be finished by his first birthday so we could use it at his first Montessori Celebration of Life. It did not happen but I have no […]