Easter Basket Ideas for the Nature Lover

Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore nature. Little children love, love, love to learn about the world they live in. They are so curious and fascinated by little critters, flowers, and in general by nature. This Easter, why not encourage their curiosity with some amazing nature-themed Easter basket ideas. Don't forget to [...]

By | 2018-03-14T10:10:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Easter, Materials, Parenting, Spring|0 Comments

Useful Practical Life Items for Setting up your Montessori Kitchen Space

One of the spaces I love to set up in my home is our kitchen! I love to create a warm, inviting Montessori kitchen space where my children can exercise independence. We spend so much time cooking there, grabbing snacks and drinks, and cleaning up. This post contains affiliate links at no cost to you. [...]

Easter Egg Craft for Kids

With Easter approaching, we have actually been busy crafting and making cute little cards for family that lives in the US. I love giving the kids open-ended craft projects and trying new techniques for creating art. We haven't tried painting with shaving foam yet, so I thought we could try it out on our Easter cards! [...]

By | 2018-03-14T06:20:51+00:00 March 13th, 2018|3-6 years old, Arts and Crafts, Easter, Spring|0 Comments

Cooking with Kids – awesome cookbooks!

Personally, I love cooking with my kids! One of the reasons why it is so important to me is because I feel that I am taking care of my family (or friends) when I prepare a meal for them. It's a way to serve others. As Dr. Montessori explains, "Joy, feeling one's own value, being [...]

Moon Activities – how do craters form?

We are diving further into our exploration of the solar system. I gave both of the kids (5 years old and 1-year-old) a demonstration on how craters are formed on the moon using only materials we had at home. I love that we could create such simple moon activities that both of the kids could [...]

By | 2018-03-01T20:30:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Science|0 Comments

Hands-on Weather Activities and Printables

With the change in seasons just around the corner, I love to take some time to explore studying how weather works, where snow comes from (or rain), and just exploring our planet. Luckily, we managed to get a little bit of snow this year, and now are starting to get those spring rain showers. This [...]

By | 2018-02-27T14:19:16+00:00 February 27th, 2018|3-6 years old, Elementary, Printables, Science|0 Comments

Hands-on Space Counting

We are really loving our space theme at home! I am so excited to share with you all of our activities - exploring the planets' surface and even learning fun facts about our solar system. For now, I want to dive right into our hands-on space counting activities with our space shuttle printables! Hands-on Space [...]

By | 2018-02-22T12:10:34+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Counting, Kindergarten, Math, Preschool|0 Comments

Moon Craft for Preschool and Kindergarten

We have been so into learning about space lately.  Yvann is really excited to understand how we go to space, how does the surface of the moon look, what happens to gravity? We are diving deep and iI will be sharing a lot over the coming weeks. For now, I am giving you a quick [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:21:31+00:00 February 18th, 2018|3-6 years old, Art, Arts and Crafts, Fine motor|0 Comments

Chinese New Year Cutting or Tracing Activities

With Chinese New Year approaching (on February 16!), I am having a lot of fun preparing different China and Chinese New Year activities for my children. Today,  I want to share a super simple freebie you can use to help your students work on their handwriting or scissor skills! It's another set of Tracing or [...]

Winter Sight Word Printables

Do you have a budding reader at home? Learning sight words is not intuitive - you cannot sound them out like you can other simple words or CVC words. Sometimes, an extra activity to practice reading (or writing) these difficult words can really help children! Today, I am sharing our Snowman sight words cards that can [...]