A home is a little different with teens. Here are some great ideas to keep the Montessori theme with ideas for a Montessori Christmas for teens.
A long time ago, I read on how to have a loving and productive teen. It all starts with the early stages of life, where my kids are now. We have a preschooler and toddler in our home, but I’m constantly thinking of how I can help them be helpful teens in the future. I have been collecting ideas on my Pinterest board and do my best to remember the examples we show today mold our sweet little ones into productive members of society later.
Tweens are those years for a child from 10-12 years old. Growing out of their child shell and into a more adult figure. We’ll consider them in as apart of the teens for this post.
Montessori Teen Crafts
Crafting a great way to get teens active in the home. Displaying their work will help them feel supported and a contributor to the family. Here is a list of ideas for crafts teens can create.
Montessori Teens with Family
Adolescent years are something I feel I have been preparing for much of my life. I’m the oldest of 4 and remember a lot of my teen years as helping my siblings through their everyday trials. I’m beyond gratefully my mom kept an open life of communication with all of her children and questions about life were welcome. Christmas time is a great time to bond a little closer and listen more to your teen. Here are a couple ideas on how to spend a little more time with your teen and help them spend more time with grandparents and other family members.
Montessori Teens with Friends
As teen grow, they spend more time withe their friends naturally. It’s a healthy transition in life that help teens develop conflict resolution, companionship, talk through issues and problems in life, and provide stability during times of stress (resource here). As parents we want to help our children any way we can. Over the Christmas holiday here are some tips for helping your teen foster the all important relationships with their friends.
Montessori Teens Gift Ideas
Need teen gift ideas? Here are so of the best I found!
For more help parenting your teen I would like to suggest Focus On the Family.
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