Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice

These bird themed printables are such a beautiful way to practice those all too important scissor skills! Scissor strips are a fun way to encourage little ones to practice using scissors, a very important skill that is difficult to master.  Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice Goal: Practice scissor skills, using proper and safe grasp [...]

By | 2019-03-15T04:25:17+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Cutting Strips, Free Printables|0 Comments

Delicious Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

During the fall in the village here, I always love that we have pumpkins sold directly on our way to school every morning. We have access to all sorts of delicious types of pumpkins and squash that I can grab on the way home from teaching the kiddos to make pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin pie, and [...]

By | 2018-10-05T22:16:15+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Practical Life, Recipes|0 Comments

Halloween Bark for a Delicious Treat Kids Can Make

We have been on such a dessert kick lately! I don't know what it is about October (maybe that Halloween isn't celebrated here), but I always want to bake and indulge in delicious treats during this month. Today, I want to share a super fun and adorable Halloween Bark recipe with you that your kids can even [...]

By | 2018-10-05T22:16:27+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Practical Life|0 Comments

Halloween Recipes for Kids – Mummy Bark

I am so excited to be sharing something so fun, so cute, and so Halloween-y with you! I usually don't make such a big deal about holidays in general, but this year, I promised myself that I would be a bit better at this. So today, I am going to showing you one of my [...]

By | 2018-09-20T08:59:39+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Cooking, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Montessori, Recipes|0 Comments

Fall Ideas for Preschool – Tracing and Cutting

Fall is right around the corner! In just a few days, it will officially be scarf and pumpkin pie season! I have soooo many fun pumpkin activities that I am dying to sharing with you! In the meanwhile, I have this fun set of fall tracing strips. You can use them in multiple ways actually- [...]

Easter Cutting Strips

We love using cutting strips as a fun way to practice scissor skills. I recently read an article about how young children are starting to have less developed hand muscles and poor scissor and pencil grasp. This really stood out to me. So, I started working on developing fun and engaging ways to develop those [...]

Useful Practical Life Items for Setting up your Montessori Kitchen Space

One of the spaces I love to set up in my home is our kitchen! I love to create a warm, inviting Montessori kitchen space where my children can exercise independence. We spend so much time cooking there, grabbing snacks and drinks, and cleaning up. This post contains affiliate links at no cost to you. [...]

St Patrick’s Day Tracing or Cutting Strips

St Partick's Day is in just a few days! It's the perfect time to grab a copy of our St Patrick's Day cutting strips to practice those scissor skills. These printables are super easy to set up - just cut around the border to use them as cutting strips, or leave them as sheets and [...]

Cooking with Kids – awesome cookbooks!

Personally, I love cooking with my kids! One of the reasons why it is so important to me is because I feel that I am taking care of my family (or friends) when I prepare a meal for them. It's a way to serve others. As Dr. Montessori explains, "Joy, feeling one's own value, being [...]

Chinese New Year Cutting or Tracing Activities

With Chinese New Year approaching (on February 16!), I am having a lot of fun preparing different China and Chinese New Year activities for my children. Today,  I want to share a super simple freebie you can use to help your students work on their handwriting or scissor skills! It's another set of Tracing or [...]