Hands-on Ocean Activities

Do your children enjoy learning about different animals? My students just love learning about them! They get deeply fascinated, asking me more and more questions. We have studied the ocean many times before. Today, I want to share several ideas that will help you create hands-on Ocean Activities that your students will love! Hands-on Ocean [...]

Strawberry Number Puzzles

We love, love, love summer strawberries. They're such a delicious snack. My own children love to care for our strawberry plants in the garden. This love of strawberries has inspired a lot of fun summer learning activities that I even took into the classroom with me! Today, I am sharing a super fun Strawberry Number [...]

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

We are loving phonics activities lately! I have been trying to get lots of new language resources done done done for my kids at school, including my own 5-year-old, Y. The Beginning Sound Clip Cards I am sharing with you today were a labor of love! I wanted them to be absolutely perfect before presenting [...]

Shark Learning Activities

We are getting some fantastic weather here which definitely means a trip to the beach soon. Any time I think of visiting the beach, I can't help but get excited for preparing some ocean themed materials for our shelves. Of course, some fun shark learning activities are perfect! Shark Learning Activities and Resources Shark Life [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:56:26+00:00 May 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Montessori, Science, Zoology|0 Comments

Over 10 Awesome Books about Bugs

There's just something about a good book that sparks curiosity, intrigue, and really just captivates a child. With spring around, we have really been enjoying some fascinating books about bugs! With little creatures and insects returning outside, I can't wait to get into learning about butterflies, honey bees, and ladybugs, while observing the real things! [...]

Insect Learning Activities for Kids

It's spring!! I am so excited for nicer weather! We have been spending so much time outside lately! Natasha (18 months) is fascinated by insects and little critters. She is constantly pointing out interesting things that she notices when we are outdoors. I love her curiosity! While we aren't doing learning activities with her, I [...]

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 [...]