10+ Amazing Montessori Salt Trays for Writing

We have been working on so much learning letters, reading, and writing lately. Y has been very interested in learning to both read and write, and I have been very busy presenting as many opportunities as I can for him to learn to do so! As a result, we have been enjoying fun salt trays for [...]

Valentine’s Day Practical Life Activities

We have been incorporating some fun, simple to set up Valentine's Day activities onto our shelves lately. I've been working hard to snap photos of our works as they come up last month and today, I am excited to put it all together - a list of Valentine's Day inspired practical life activities that you [...]

Panda Salt Tray Cards

We're winding down with our simple Chinese New Year theme. I ended up keeping our works pretty simple as we ended up focusing a bit more on our Arctic study than I had expected, and then moved on quickly to Valentine's Day.Y has been so interested in learning to write, reading, and practicing penmanship. As [...]

Valentine’s Day Activities: Montesssori Pin Punching Activity

Valentine's Day is approaching soon, and of course, kids are busy making fun crafts, cards, and decorations! Our home is no different, but I do like to offer some form of semi-structured activities. For that, I set up invitations to create - where I present certain materials that focus on specific goals or targets for [...]

Valentine’s Day Salt Tray Tutorial and Printables

We have been very busy practicing writing and working on letter recognition. Today, I am so excited to show you not only our fun Valentine's Day Salt Tray cards, but also a super easy tutorial for creating coloured salt or sugar to use in your writing trays!   Valentine's Day Activities: Pre-writing cards with a [...]

Winter tracing or push pin activity

Even though we don't have any real winter weather here, I've been really enjoying creating winter themed works for Y. Today, I am sharing our winter themed pin punching activity!     Winter Push Pin or Tracing Printables   Age: Yvann is 4 years old. This depends on your level of comfort with your child's use [...]

Winter play dough activities

You guys, can you believe it's already 2017? Wow! 2016 was a crazy year with a new baby, moving, and life chaos! It's been a wonderful process, and I'm so honoured that you are here, reading about our adventures, now as a family of 4!Today, I am sharing a collection of some beautiful winter-themed invitations [...]

Arctic animal cutting strips

We have had such cold weather lately! It's inspired me to quickly whip up a few Arctic and winter-themed activities. Today, I am sharing our arctic themed cutting strips - a new freebie that you can download to practice scissor skills with your little ones!   Y has loved cutting works since he was about [...]

10 Christmas play dough invitations and recipes

We've been loving our Christmas themed activities lately! Today, I am very excited to share some amazing Christmas play dough ideas that you can use with your kids! My son absolutely adores play dough exploration - I can't wait to explore these with him! Play dough is a wonderful toy! Children love to explore with [...]

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October practical life and fine motor ideas

Can you believe it's already October? I feel like time is just flying by! I suppose for me, it feels even more hectic than normal because baby girl will be arriving next month! I'm scrambling to get everything done before she gets here, including creating a supply of premade works for Y, freezer meals, and tons of [...]