Montessori Lucky charms 3 part cards for St Patrick’s Day

There's something about St Patrick's Day approaching that I associate with luck. I was really inspired to create some simple Montessori inspired symbols of luck materials for your St Patrick's Day activities!  St Patrick's Day Activities:  Lucky Charms 3 Part Cards Age You can use these cards for children approximately between the ages of 3-6.  Why: Using 3 part [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:36:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|3-6 years old, Language, Montessori, Seasonal|0 Comments

Why I don’t make my son share

So sharing? That's a tough one, isn't it? It's something that I have personally struggled with for a while. It's taken me a bit of time to figure out as a parent, what I wanted to enforce, and how to deal with difficult situations. Now, Yvann and Natasha share a four year age gap, and [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:36:37+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments

St Patrick’s Day Missing Number Clip Cards

We have been working our way through some fun St Patrick's Day activities! Y has really been into addition and learning to add number combinations up to 5.  Now that he is working on addition, I wanted to create a few fun St Patrick's Day addition materials.  I created some more challenging addition cards with a [...]

Types of butterflies freebie

We had so much fun putting together our butterfly unit recently. After I shared our beautiful colours of butterflies cards, a reader expressed that it would be nice to have cards with the names of the butterflies. Well... here they are!I am so excited about how beautifully these cards turned out! I do want to [...]

Free Bee cutting strips for scissor practice

We are starting a new life cycle exploration! I'm really excited to start teaching Y all about bees! We will be doing several fun life cycle themed activities so do stay on the look out not only for our hands on activities, but for our fun bee life cycle printables!For now, we are really hoping the [...]

By | 2017-08-21T16:01:46+00:00 February 24th, 2017|3-6 years old, Miscellaneous, Montessori, Seasonal|1 Comment

Butterfly learning resources

We had so much fun with our Butterfly Themed Unit Activities! To finish up our series of Butterfly themed printables and activities, I wanted to share several beautiful and unique resources that you may use to complete your own study of butterflies!  TI his post contains affiliate links at no cost to you. Spring Activities: [...]

By | 2017-03-31T07:57:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|3-6 years old, Montessori, Science, Seasonal, Spring, Zoology|0 Comments

Paralysis: 2 years later

I'm going to start off this post with a bit of a disclaimer. It's raw, emotional, and difficult. It's about paralysis and how I have been coping. It's a struggle to portray my thoughts coherently so please bear with me.  On March 15, it will be two years. Two years since I walked. Since I [...]

By | 2017-03-31T16:56:02+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Paralysis|3 Comments

Spring play dough ideas

You guys! You guys! You know how I live in the Netherlands? Well, some items are so difficult to find here. Basic things that I had access to in the United States like baking soda and cream of tartar. Weeeeellll guess what I found? Cream of tartar! Ohhhh, I am so unbelievably excited for all [...]

By | 2017-03-31T08:04:13+00:00 February 20th, 2017|1-3 years old, Fine motor, Spring|0 Comments