This is why I love Montessori Homeschooling. Yesterday morning Little-N was asking for his breakfast the conversation went something like this:
Little-N: I'm hungry
My mum: Your from Hungary?
Little-N: No I am hungry.
Me: Did you know there is a country called Hungary.
Little-N: Ha Ha no there isn't
Me and my mum: Yes there is....
And that is how a project starts. You follow the child and seek those precious moments to inspire him into learning.
So we got out the atlas. Look Little-N what does that say 'h...u...n...g...a...r..y' 'Hungary'. Checked what continent it's in and looked at some pictures from the country. Then Little-N decided to make a flag. Out came the paints and a flag appeared. This is a learning experience that will last with him for life, he will always remember those colours he painted, and the continent he found the country on!Each day in a child life should be a day full of learning and wonder!