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 [...]

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 (or treasure baskets) are easy to set up and can include objects you easily have [...]

By | 2018-01-05T23:13:25+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 [...]