Montessori Inspired Blackberry Life Cycle Activities

If there is any sort of activity that I kind of geek out about, it is definitely presenting anything SCIENCE, but especially life cycles! There is just something so beautiful and exciting about studying life and how something grows. This summer, one of the new themes we covered was the life cycle of a blackberry! [...]

By |2019-08-29T09:11:46+00:00August 28th, 2019|3-6 years old, Botany, Elementary, Kindergarten, Montessori, Science|

Volcano Theme Activities

You know that feeling when you present some new materials to your students and they immediately love them? This is exactly what happened with our volcano theme activities! They hit that sweet spot of interest meets challenge meets happy learners! Let's dive in... Did you know that this printable is one of the materials previously [...]

By |2019-08-26T20:18:06+00:00August 21st, 2019|Activites, Elementary, Geography, Kindergarten, Science|

Introduction to Ocean Animals with our new Ocean Theme

We are deep diving into an Ocean Theme! I am so excited to show you all of our exciting ocean activities, including a toddler appropriate set-up, and the six year old work in our newly updated home learning space. Today, let's talk all about ocean animals! Ocean Theme Activities Age: You can use these cards for [...]

Worm Life Cycle

Recently, I have discovered that my children and I are pretty into gardening! We have purchased many interesting seeds and have started experimenting and testing things in the garden. Naturally, I am loving tying this into our learning activities. We have been studying our worm life cycle again to learn more about healthy soil and [...]

Green Bean Life Cycle Hands-on Activities

Do you celebrate Thanksgiving? Even though I do not live in the United States anymore, Thanksgiving is still a holiday I like to celebrate with my family. One of the dishes I always make is a green bean casserole. To be honest, it's that dish that inspired me to create our green bean life cycle [...]

Corn Life Cycle Hands-on Learning Activities

Autumn is such a fun time to explore corn. Today, I want to share our corn life cycle activities with you! My students love using the spinner and hands-on activities to learn about corn. It's a great time of year for this theme since children are able to see fields of corn growing in rural [...]

Halloween Slime Recipe – Toxic Waste Slime

So it happened...My son has asked me to make slime. For a long time, I resisted, but in the end, the trend has even hit our home. We make play dough often, but I never bothered with slime until recently when we made this awesome Toxic Waste Slime! It was such a fun one to [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:17+00:00October 21st, 2018|Elementary, Fine motor, Kindergarten|

15+ Amazingly Empowering Books for Girls

I recently decided to ummmm... go a little wild expanding our home library. I completely justify it though because I can use all of these books at school, too! So I guess over 30 kids will be able to get use of them! Completely justifiable ;) One of the reasons though that I am so [...]

By |2018-09-16T11:17:46+00:00September 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Books, Elementary, Kindergarten, Materials|

Back to School Addition Activity for Math Practice

With school starting back up very soon for many of us, I thought it would be fun to create a few back to school themed math practice activities for our students to practice getting back into the swing of things. These fun addition strips are a fantastic way to practice counting and simple addition up [...]

By |2018-08-03T16:00:20+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Activites, Addition, Elementary, Kindergarten, Math|

Space Activities – DIY Solar System Book for Kids

There is just something so exciting about space! My son is just so fascinated by the solar system, our planets, and learning about it all! Today, I want to share a small book that we created to learn about our solar system. This is a very simple DIY, but one that my kids have loved! [...]

By |2018-07-29T09:11:05+00:00July 29th, 2018|3-6 years old, Elementary, Kindergarten, Montessori, Science|