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Montessori Quote of the Day

Montessori Quote

In a child’s surroundings there are always two factors, the human as well as the material one. And it is in the human factor that children with nannies who do everything for them are at such a disadvantage. It is not enough for a child that he shall eat and be dressed; his whole instinct is to feed himself and dress himself.

Maria Montessori, Maria Montessori Speaks to Parents, p. 70