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 | 2018-10-20T20:10:28+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Elementary, Fine motor, Kindergarten|0 Comments

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+00:00 September 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Books, Elementary, Kindergarten, Materials|0 Comments

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+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Activites, Addition, Elementary, Kindergarten, Math|0 Comments

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! [...]

Montessori Pink Series: Short A Activities

I love, love, love Montessori learning! Learning happens logically it seems as activities and materials build upon each other incrementally to create logical absorption of materials. When it comes to language, we have been slowly working on learning to read in English with Y. Let's discuss some activities you can set up to help beginning readers. Today, [...]

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 [...]

Parts of a Butterfly Cards

We finally have a small glimmer of spring in the air!!!! I am so excited (did you notice the multiple exclamation points?)! I can't wait to start gardening, smelling freshly cut grass, and to have our garden full of little critters for the kids to study and explore! We will be getting caterpillars soon, but for [...]