Montessori Table Basics and Party In The Kids Kitchen Link Party

We have loved having our kids in the kitchen with us since they were very young. We have found they have felt most comfortable with a table of their own. Here are some suggestions on Montessori table basics for your children to help them feel welcome in the kitchen early in their life.

A child size table is a great way for kids to practice their Montessori kitchen still. Find more on Montessori tables and link up your favorite kids in the kitchen post on ChildLedLife.com

Check below for more on our Party In the Kids’ Kitchen Link Up. I co-host with Jennifer from In The Kids’ Kitchen and Vanessa from Mama’s Happy Hive. They share with us their mini posts on Best Ever Foolproof Cake Cutting Method and 5 Methods to Encourage Picky Eaters.

Montessori child's first table always has a special place in their lives. We learned a lot from our first Montessori table. Learn more on ChildLedLife.com

Our first table came from a flea market. We took it home, sanded it down, and put a thick coat of water proofing on it. Samuel LOVED that table. It was a great size, but left some to be desired. There were slats on this table that was fine while he was eating food around 12 months old, but once he started writing it started to get a little harder to keep the table around. We passed it along to stay at Grandma’s house.

A child size table is a great way for kids to practice their Montessori kitchen still. Find more on Montessori tables and link up your favorite kids in the kitchen post on ChildLedLife.com

We upgraded to an IKEA table and chairs when Samuel was about 2 years old. I LOVE this table and we still use it regularly. In this pictures, Avalyn in about 18 months old. The independence this table has given us has been priceless!

Our kids enjoy using our family table to eat and work on these days. They can maneuver the chairs easily and enjoy the space. We still have out child size tables in our classroom and play room.

There are several wonderful tables on Amazon if you would like to check them out!

Welcome to the Party In the Kids’ Kitchen!

I’m excited to be co-hosting this awesome Linky Party on something that I think is so much fun – kids helping in the kitchen and kid friendly recipes! Jennifer of In The Kids’ Kitchen and Vanessa of Mama’s Happy Hive are our other co-hosts. This linky party is dedicated to bringing you resources for the foodie family who is looking for new ideas for meals, snacks, involving the kids in the kitchen, and more!
Party In The Kids' Kitchen Linky Party co-hosted with Vanessa of Mama's Happy Hive,  Jennifer of In The Kids' Kitchen and Marie of Child Led Life. Party link at ChildLedLife.com
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it was so much fun to see these unique Valentine’s sweets on our link up last week. Please visit our three featured posts below to learn how to make these gorgeous sweets.

3 Boys and a Dog – Old Fashioned, Stained Glass Candy Recipe

Playground Parkbench – Teaching Your Preschooler About Race

Just Short of Crazy – Valentine Day’s Fortune Cookies

Valentine's Sweets 2
Please make sure to follow our wonderful Kids in the Kitchen Pinterest boards from each of the hosts.

Vanessa’s Healthy Food for Kids

Jennifer’s In the Kids’ Kitchen

Follow Marie @ Child Led Life’s board Kids in the Kitchen on Pinterest.

Follow Marie @ Child Led Life’s board The Kids Table on Pinterest.

This Linky Party starts every Thursday at noon EST and stays open until midnight EST on Sunday. You can look forward to finding: – Recipes – Healthy Substitutions – Kitchen and Pantry Ideas/Hacks – Kids in the Kitchen – Menu Plans – Cookbook Reviews – Food-inspired Play or Learning – Books about Food – Foodie Travel

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I am excited to have you here and look forward to chatting with you on any of our social networks on Facebook, G+, and Pinterest .

Sometimes you just need a little help. Marie offers one on one consulting to anyone interested in a Montessori inspired home. Find more information at ChildLedLife.com

Do you need affordable help setting up your Montessori-inspired environment, homeschool planning help, or  just need someone to bounce ideas off of?  Find all the consulting  information here!
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Are you looking for affordable Montessori lessons and activities? I highly recommend Lisa Nolan's affordable online programs! Find more information on her programs here.

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