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 [...]

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 [...]

Montessori Baby Activities: Balance beam for babies

Gross motor development is such an amazing part of baby's growth! Isn't it absolutely fascinating and magical how these sweet little ones are born completely dependent on us caregivers? They cannot move about or care for themselves. Within a few months, they are crawling, sitting, and picking up toys! As caregivers, we can set up Montessori [...]

2017-2018 Montessori Preschool Plans

It's that time of year again! We are planning our Montessori Homeschool Preschool year! The planner in me adores thinking up our fun activities and getting organized! Bring on the lamination sheets! Before we dive in, I want to add a disclaimer. As I say each year that I post our plans and goals, these [...]

4 Discovery Baskets for Babies

Babies love to explore. The entire world is new to them and holds so many exciting and beautiful things. To help babies learn about the world around them, it's fun to set up some discovery baskets for them. Discovery baskets are easy to set up and can include objects you easily have around the house [...]

By | 2017-08-24T08:49:43+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Activites, Baby, Montessori|1 Comment

Montessori Puzzles Explained: Shape Puzzles for Toddlers

One of the genius things about the Montessori approach is how materials and activities build upon each other. Montessori puzzles are a great way for children to develop concentration, hand-eye coordination, strengthen hand muscles and work on so many more skills! Plus, they are a fun activity that so many children just love! Let's dive [...]

Seashell activities

I seem to have back to school on my mind. Summer vacation here literally just started! No, really, summer holiday in the Netherlands begins in middle to late July! The kids here get six weeks off. Once school picks back up in September, I will be teaching English at our village school a few hours [...]

Montessori Toys for Babies: Object Permanence Box

Baby N is already over eight months old! This really blows my mind, but it's happening - she's getting bigger! With Y, we didn't start implementing Montessori until he was just about a year old. This time, I'm really excited to see how N reacts and uses Montessori toys and materials from birth. It's just [...]

By | 2017-08-22T08:15:33+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Activites, Age, Baby, Materials, Montessori, Motor Skills, Toddler|0 Comments

Help your toddler develop their language skills

Children are born with this wonderful ability to absorb language. Babies are born, unable to say a single word, yet by the time they reach 3 years old, children can say sentences. Really, what an amazing ability! Dr. Montessori explained that children's minds are like sponges and absorb information, such as language. As caregivers, there [...]