Fall themed Activities

There's something that I really love about autumn - the changing of the seasons and the lovely colours! I really enjoy teaching my kiddo about colours, seasons, etc during this time of year. Below is a roundup of over 20 fall themed activities (including holiday themed trays!) for toddlers and preschoolers!  Fall themed activities for [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:48:17+00:00 September 29th, 2015|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Fall (autumn), Montessori, Seasonal|0 Comments

Pumpkin cutting printables

Y is still absolutely loving using his scissors! The kiddo can sit for half an hour cutting up strips of scrap paper, the cutting strips I make, tissue paper, etc. I love seeing the concentration on his face as he practices!  Today, I am sharing some fun pumpkin themed cutting strips, inspired by the season!  Free [...]

20+ Montessori inspired animal activities and printables

Y loves animals! Like a lot of kiddos, he's interested in seeing the different types there are, learning about the sounds they make, and more! Here is a collection of the fun we have had learning about animals so far! There are tons of printables, hands on activities, and learning trays for toddlers and preschoolers!  [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:42:59+00:00 September 25th, 2015|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Elementary, Montessori, Science, Zoology|0 Comments

Owl shape matching

Y loves shapes and counting. The frequently tells me that he sees a parallelogram (a difficult word for a 3 year old!) or that something is a triangle. He's not always correct, but he gets it right most of the time.I really love seeing Y's interest in shapes and try to give him more opportunities to [...]

By | 2017-05-24T14:23:58+00:00 September 24th, 2015|1-3 years old, Math, Montessori|0 Comments

Free transportation number cards

Y is totally obsessed with all things transportation! I can't help but add new transportation or vehicle themed activities to our shelves constantly. These types of works are such an easy way to spark his interest in practicing various skills repeatedly.  Using objects, images, manipulatives, etc that kids have a particular interest in is a [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:40:58+00:00 September 21st, 2015|1-3 years old, Counting, Math, Montessori|0 Comments

Apple themed play dough round up

Fall is the perfect time to learn all about apples! Today, I am sharing a roundup of some fabulous ideas for apple play dough fun!  Play dough is such a fabulous way for kids to work on fine motor skills, practical life skills, creativity, pre-writing practice, as well as just strengthening the muscles in their [...]

Bringing nature into (fall themed) homeschool activities

I love fall. There's just something about the changing of the seasons, the beautiful colours, tea, scarves and pumpkin pie spice that just makes me feel cozy and warm.  When it comes to our homeschool lessons, I jump on any opportunity to bring in the beauty of autumn into our lessons. There are so many [...]