Hands-on Ocean Activities

Do your children enjoy learning about different animals? My students just love learning about them! They get deeply fascinated, asking me more and more questions. We have studied the ocean many times before. Today, I want to share several ideas that will help you create hands-on Ocean Activities that your students will love! Hands-on Ocean [...]

Dinosaur Activities for Kids – Fossil Matching

Do you have a student or a child that loves dinosaurs? My son is currently super interested in dinosaurs! From books, to hands-on activities, to lego constructions, our home is full of dino-talk! My son and his best friend had a blast exploring some of our dinosaur activities! Dinosaur Activities - Fossil Matching Learning about [...]

By | 2018-06-20T10:20:36+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Activites, Earth science, Montessori, Printables, Science|0 Comments

Ocean Animal Cards English or Bilingual English Russian

Summer is the perfect time to learn about the ocean and ocean animals. We are enjoying learning new words and interesting facts with our brand new ocean animal cards! These have been a great addition to creative learning activities and small world play! My 18-month-old just loves looking at the images on the cards and learning [...]

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. [...]

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

We are loving phonics activities lately! I have been trying to get lots of new language resources done done done for my kids at school, including my own 5-year-old, Y. The Beginning Sound Clip Cards I am sharing with you today were a labor of love! I wanted them to be absolutely perfect before presenting [...]

Shark Learning Activities

We are getting some fantastic weather here which definitely means a trip to the beach soon. Any time I think of visiting the beach, I can't help but get excited for preparing some ocean themed materials for our shelves. Of course, some fun shark learning activities are perfect! Shark Learning Activities and Resources Shark Life [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:56:26+00:00 May 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Montessori, Science, Zoology|0 Comments

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 [...]

Easter Basket Ideas for the Nature Lover

Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore nature. Little children love, love, love to learn about the world they live in. They are so curious and fascinated by little critters, flowers, and in general by nature. This Easter, why not encourage their curiosity with some amazing nature-themed Easter basket ideas. Don't forget to [...]

By | 2018-03-14T10:10:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Easter, Materials, Parenting, Spring|0 Comments

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Young Kids

When it comes to holidays, my family loves to celebrate, cook special meals, and spend quality time together. Since we have started plunging into minimalism, one thing I am trying to be very intentional about is gifts and, well, stuff! I really want to avoid accumulating a bunch of junk-toys that will be thrown into [...]

By | 2018-03-14T09:56:03+00:00 March 18th, 2018|1-3 years old, Easter, Materials, Montessori, Spring|0 Comments