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 [...]

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, [...]

Hands-on Weather Activities and Printables

With the change in seasons just around the corner, I love to take some time to explore studying how weather works, where snow comes from (or rain), and just exploring our planet. Luckily, we managed to get a little bit of snow this year, and now are starting to get those spring rain showers. This [...]

By | 2018-02-27T14:19:16+00:00 February 27th, 2018|3-6 years old, Elementary, Printables, Science|0 Comments

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 [...]

Winter Activities: Hands-on Language Printables and Activities

Learning new vocabulary, practicing writing, and spelling is an important part of our language programs, of course. At school, I always try to bring out themed literacy materials to make sure I provide the children with opportunities to learn key vocabulary relevant to their lives at the moment. Right now, we are diving deep into [...]

Montessori Winter 3 Part Cards

Do you guys still have lots of snow? We still don't have any on the ground. Even though we don't have what I would consider a real winter, we are covering a big Winter Unit at school. So I created some Winter 3 Part Cards! You know, I can't help but feel a little disappointed [...]

Awesome Penguin Preschool Activities

Are you studying penguins this winter? There's just something about this time of year that I just think is perfect for putting together an amazing set of penguin preschool activities! We will be exploring penguins again this year in depth! It's such a fun topic! Children are so curious about animals. There's something so fascinating [...]

Montessori Life Cycle of a Christmas Tree

Does your little one love Christmas? It's all just so exciting! This year, I have been trying to limit the number of learning activities I present. We are really trying to consciously choose materials that are realistic, simple, and relevant to our lives at the moment. This is why I just had to create a [...]

By | 2017-12-20T10:27:38+00:00 December 20th, 2017|3-6 years old, Botany, Christmas, Montessori, Printables|0 Comments

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 [...]