6 Feb · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Japanese Heritage Songbook

Children and parents alike have been learning a bit of Japanese culture and heritage through our new Montessori Musiclab songbooks these months, we have compiled some information regarding the history of some of these culturally enriching songs. Sakura Sakura Sakura Sakura is a traditional Japanese folk song that depicts one of the most significant events in the …


3 Dec · Anna Arteaga · No Comments

Maria Montessori on Music

Maria Montessori and music were never separate ideas. Since the very beginning of her philosophy, which started around 1907 with her first Children’s home in Rome, Maria Montessori valued music highly. A natural innovator and educator, Montessori focused on teaching children through a method that accompanies their natural learning progress.   Music, according to Maria, …

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