Back to School Pin Poking

One of my very favorite activities to do with the kids is pin poking. This is a fantastic, fantastic, fantastic way to target so many different types of skills. Most of all, children seem to just love such work because they can use them to create beautiful artwork! I love watching children concentrate, develop those [...]

Montessori Pink Series: Short A Activities

I love, love, love Montessori learning! Learning happens logically it seems as activities and materials build upon each other incrementally to create logical absorption of materials. When it comes to language, we have been slowly working on learning to read in English with Y. Let's discuss some activities you can set up to help beginning readers. Today, [...]

I Spy Beginning Sound Game with Printable Mats for Phonics

I have mentioned before that my 5-year-old is struggling to learn to read. We are slowly working on reading in English as he continues to take more and more interest in reading. We are working on learning phonetic sounds of letters. To do this, we are really working on many sound games like I Spy [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-06-20T09:10:49+00:00June 24th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Kindergarten, Montessori, Preschool, Science|

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+00:00June 20th, 2018|Activites, Earth science, Montessori, Printables, Science|

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+00:00May 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Montessori, Science, Zoology|

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 [...]

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+00:00March 14th, 2018|Activites, Spring|

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 [...]