Fall Activities: Leaf Pin Punching

We are getting ready to do a big set of fall activities. I haven't been posting too many of our activities lately. It's been a bit of a struggle to navigate because N has been into all of Y's activities! I've been super frustrated trying to figure out a way to give both kids what [...]

Art Projects for Kids: Montessori Renoir Printables and Activities

Something Y and I don't do nearly enough of is exploring art and artists. Now that the 12 months of Montessori theme is fine arts, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do a small artist study. Y really loves to paint so teaching him specifically about a painting technique seemed like a fun [...]

Books for kids: sharks!

Finding the right books for kids can be a challenge, at least for me. Y is currently four and a half years old (seriously where did those years go?!), and is so inquisitive, but gets bored easily. Hence the challenge when it comes to kids books - I need to find something that is stimulating, [...]

Shark Activities – parts of a shark cards

We have really been digging deep into our Montessori inspired shark activities! Y has been learning a lot about sharks, including the different parts of a shark. I worked hard to create beautiful parts of a shark image cards that you can use to create your own shark activities.  Montessori parts of a shark cards [...]

Green bean life cycle printables

We have recently started preparing out garden for spring. Because we are still (yes, still!) working on our home, our backyard is still home to never ending construction materials. So we started working on the front yard. While, it's not the ideal place to plant our veggies, we did start. Y is just so enthusiastic [...]

Snowman fractions printables

I'm slowly working on finishing up our winter-themed activities! I'm so excited to get those up on here, too! There's a bunch of fun preschool ones that you'll be able to use to get your shelves ready for the winter season. Because we all have so much free time during the holidays, right? Kidding aside, I [...]

By | 2017-12-06T11:13:07+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Arctic, Elementary, Geography, Math, Seasonal, Tot Labs, Winter|0 Comments

Oak Tree Life Cycle Printables

We have been loving life cycle themed activities at our house lately! Y has been particularly enjoying the crafts that we inevitably end up working on as part of our explorations! I love giving him new opportunities to explore his curiosity, but I have to admit this particular set of activities that I am sharing today is [...]

By | 2018-05-03T15:57:09+00:00 November 7th, 2016|3-6 years old, Botany, Elementary, Language, Montessori, Science, Tot Labs|3 Comments

Turkey Life Cycle Printables and Activities

This year for our Thanksgiving themed activities, I have been prepping a lot already. With a baby due only a few weeks before Thanksgiving, I really want to make sure I get all of our printables and activities prepped and ready to go ahead of time. This year, I want to make sure we try some [...]

Free printables: Simple sentence cards for ESL or early readers

As I mentioned in our Gross Motor Math Games post, I have recently started teaching English as a Second Language at my son's school. I'm really enjoying working with so many students and such a variety of ages, although it has definitely been a challenge to come up with new and engaging activities for older [...]

Pumpkin life cycle works

Fall has to be my favourite season. But I have to admit that this pregnancy is making me love it even more. I am so relieved to have cooler weather, the smell of pumpkin everything (not to mention the huge freezer meal portion of pumpkin pancakes that will be made later today), and occasional rainstorms that [...]