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Why Is There A Bar In The Parent Lounge at Clanmore Montessori School?

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03/25/2014  |  Comments Off on Why Is There A Bar In The Parent Lounge at Clanmore Montessori School?

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The ‘bar/barre’ is for the age of 5 to 12 months, when a child is not quite walking yet. The mirror gives little ones the opportunity to see and study their own reflection, their movements and help them connect their movements with that of reflections. The mirror helps them control their movements on their own time and strengthens their muscles. It helps them to stand straight, walk and move independently using their own equilibrium. This leads a child to a quicker discovery of his own body and movement. When achieved by themselves, it gives them self-confidence. (more…)

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