Montessori Halloween Activities- Bats 3 Part Cards

When it comes to Montessori Halloween Activities, I tend to focus on materials that can be used to create related activities, but not 100% Halloween-y. I like to explore related topics like learning about spiders, the human body, and even bats for Halloween! It's fun, related, but also based on reality. Halloween Halloween isn't celebrated here [...]

Montessori Halloween Activities

Halloween is coming up soon, but it can be a bit of a tricky holiday for us. When it comes to Montessori, we like to include realistic, beautiful learning activities on the shelves for children to explore. That's why I came up with a collection of some wonderful Montessori Halloween activities! There are many themes [...]

Halloween Activities: Free Cutting Strips

Halloween is coming up so quickly! We've been having so much fun learning all about Halloween, and working on Y's Halloween Interactive Notebook.Today, I am sharing a quick freebie that Y really enjoyed - more Halloween activities with our Halloween themed cutting strips!   Y is four years old and has no problem using scissors, but [...]

By | 2017-09-22T16:22:35+00:00 October 20th, 2016|1-3 years old, Halloween, Montessori, Practical Life, Seasonal|0 Comments

Free Halloween patterning strips

Y is just so excited to learn about Halloween! We've been really working on learning about the United States and learning English lately. Y is really interested in it, especially because that's where Grandma (Babushka) and Grandpa (Dedushka) live! He wants to know all about America!Halloween is a fun way that we can talk about [...]

By | 2017-09-22T08:53:45+00:00 October 9th, 2016|3-6 years old, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Math, Montessori, Seasonal|1 Comment

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 [...]

Spider Life Cycle Activities

Halloween is approaching soon! There's always something about Halloween that I just can't help but associate with bugs, creepy crawlies, and spiders. We've actually had quite a few spiders around our house, which has sparked several conversations with Y. Naturally, we had to get a few spider life cycle activities up on the shelves!I've mentioned [...]

Free Halloween printables for preschoolers

I can't believe it's already October! For those of you in the United States, that means that Halloween is approaching! Here in the Netherlands, we don't celebrate Halloween, but I still like to present some Halloween themed works for Y.  It's fun to teach my kiddo about different holidays and cultures even though we aren't [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:51:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|1-3 years old, Fall (autumn), Halloween, Montessori, Seasonal|0 Comments

Pumpkin cutting printables

Y is still absolutely loving using his scissors! The kiddo can sit for half an hour cutting up strips of scrap paper, the cutting strips I make, tissue paper, etc. I love seeing the concentration on his face as he practices!  Today, I am sharing some fun pumpkin themed cutting strips, inspired by the season!  Free [...]