Hands-on Spring Activities for Kids

Spring is here and we are so excited to start learning about insects, flowers, and all of those fabulous spring holidays! I love setting up engaging, hands-on spring activities. It's the perfect time of year to explore nature, get outside, and learn about how our earth works. Today, I want to share an entire collection [...]

By | 2018-03-13T12:25:16+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Activites, Spring|0 Comments

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 [...]

St Patrick’s Day Math Activities for Kids

With St Patrick's Day coming up so soon, it's the perfect time to practice counting, addition, and math activities with a fun twist! We have collected some awesome Montessori and hands-on St Patrick's Day math activities so you can create awesome activities that your students and kids will love! Turn math activities into fun, exciting, [...]

Montessori Silence Game – Teaching Children Concentration and Focus

One of the things that amazes me about Montessori children is their ability to truly concentrate and focus deeply on the tasks they are working on. One of the ways that many Montessori families and teachers help to encourage this concentration and self-regulation in young children is by practicing with the Silence Game! I have to [...]

By | 2018-03-01T21:58:20+00:00 March 4th, 2018|1-3 years old, Activites, Montessori|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

Montessori Hibernation Activities

With winter approaching, children are starting to observe animals, changes in weather, and birds migrating to warmer places. I love setting up Montessori hibernation activities during the late fall or early winter. Today, I want to take a deep look at our Animals that Hibernate - Montessori printables set and show hands-on ways that we [...]

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), [...]

Montessori Russia Activities and Printables

I'm so excited to be sharing a new thematic unit with you! Today, I am sharing our Montessori Russia activities and printables! This is a theme dear to my heart because this is where I was born. At home, we speak Russian (and English and Frisian). I really loved putting together these activities to show [...]