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 [...]

Winter Activities: Hands-on Language Printables and Activities

Learning new vocabulary, practicing writing, and spelling is an important part of our language programs, of course. At school, I always try to bring out themed literacy materials to make sure I provide the children with opportunities to learn key vocabulary relevant to their lives at the moment. Right now, we are diving deep into [...]

Montessori forest animal printables

Do you have a child who adores animals? I know I have 2! They just love learning about different animals, how they behave, and where they live. Y is really interested in understanding how different families function, including animals. If we see a bird outside, he will me, "Where is the bird's mama?" I know [...]

Tips for Making Your Nature Walk with Kids Totally Awesome

Learning about nature is a very important part of Montessori education. In fact, when parents ask me about where to start with Montessori at home, or what to do when their children are having a hard time concentrating, I often say to spend more time outdoors. There is just something inherently beautiful about watching children explore the [...]

Farm themed learning activities

I'm really excited to finally show you an inside look into our learning activities! I feel like it's been a while since I've really done a post like this. This week, we spent some time discussing farm themed works and activities. Today, I'm going to show the works we used with Y (5 years old), [...]

Fall 3 Part Cards: Cones and Needles

You guyssss, I am just obsessed with fall! I am so excited to get all of our fall themed activities up on the shelves. We have been slowly working on them last month, along with our farm themed activities. Today, I want to share some of our beautiful fall materials - our Cones and Needles Montessori 3 [...]

Farm Animal Activity Pages

As you know, we have started studying a farm theme at home with Y and N. Today, I am excited to share a new free printable - Farm Animal Activity pages! These cute printables can be used as coloring pages, but we did something a little different... This post contains affiliate links at no cost [...]

Chicken Life Cycle

I'm so excited to be sharing a fun set of learning activities we recently covered with Yvann - we're focusing on Chicken Life Cycle Activities! We live in a pretty rural area here in the Netherlands. Sheep, cows, and chickens are part of our view on our daily walks, and I absolutely adore it! Of [...]

Gorgeous Jigsaw Puzzle Finds on Etsy!

We looooove puzzles! Puzzles are such a great way for children to develop concentration, logic, and reasoning. Puzzles are a fantastic way to help children's cognitive development overall. They help children to learn about the world around them, and exposes them to beautiful images. When it comes to choosing puzzles (or any material) for my [...]