Farm Animal Cards for Toddlers Bilingual Russian-English

Toddlers are so curious! My own children love love love to see different living creatures. Whether it's farm animals, insects, or learning about wild beasts, they get so excited! Natasha is 18 months old now, and her vocabulary is just starting to burst. She repeats new words and gets so curious to learn new ones. [...]

Easter Cutting Strips

We love using cutting strips as a fun way to practice scissor skills. I recently read an article about how young children are starting to have less developed hand muscles and poor scissor and pencil grasp. This really stood out to me. So, I started working on developing fun and engaging ways to develop those [...]

Butterfly size sorting for toddlers

Spring is the perfect time to learn about butterflies! I am so excited to start seeing beautiful butterflies, bees, and flowers blooming outside. Since spring is starting to make it's appearance here, I thought I would share a simple butterfly size sorting activity you can easily set up for your older tots or preschoolers!   [...]

Find The Best Montessori Gifts for Toddlers

With the holidays approaching, I wanted to share a few ideas for some unique and beautiful gifts for toddlers. With the holidays approaching, many of us are really thinking about what to get our children. We want quality, engaging materials that won't just be thrown into a corner and be forgotten about. Don't worry, I'm [...]

By | 2017-11-17T19:48:18+00:00 November 14th, 2017|1-3 years old, Materials, Montessori, Toddler|0 Comments

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), [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Montessori Halloween Activities

Halloween is coming up soon, but it can be a bit of a tricky holiday for us. When it comes to Montessori, we like to include realistic, beautiful learning activities on the shelves for children to explore. That's why I came up with a collection of some wonderful Montessori Halloween activities! There are many themes [...]

Apple Cutting Strips

How is it that apple and pumpkin time is here already? I seriously already have all sorts of apple pie and pumpkin pie plans going on in my head. Y is begging to get baking, and I'm excited for scarves and tea! Fall is my favourite! Naturally, this means tons of apple activities, pumpkin activities, [...]