Winter Sight Word Printables

Do you have a budding reader at home? Learning sight words is not intuitive - you cannot sound them out like you can other simple words or CVC words. Sometimes, an extra activity to practice reading (or writing) these difficult words can really help children! Today, I am sharing our Snowman sight words cards that can [...]

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 [...]

The Mitten Activities for Kids

Have you read The Mitten at home with your children? This book is such a fantastic addition to our winter book rotation. I love reading it to both children. Inspired by our reading time, I put together a list of mitten activities for kids based on this lovely book! You can use set these up [...]

By | 2018-01-30T07:54:29+00:00 January 25th, 2018|3-6 years old, Unit Studies, Winter|0 Comments

The Mitten Addition Activity

Have you read the book The Mitten with your kids? It's a sweet favourite of ours and the illustrations are beautiful. I was inspired by this book to create some math works. Afterall, counting and adding just seem to fit the theme with this book, right? Using The Mitten as inspiration, I created some Mitten [...]

By | 2018-01-23T22:02:03+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|3-6 years old, Addition, Kindergarten, Math, Winter|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

Gingerbread Counting Printables

Do your kids love Christmas cookies, gingerbread men, and all of those delicious things that we tend to make during this time of year? My son has been asking to bake cookies almost every single day! During the day, we can only bake (and eat) so many cookies. This is why I created these Gingerbread Counting [...]

By | 2017-12-18T11:05:57+00:00 December 18th, 2017|3-6 years old, Christmas, Counting|0 Comments

Christmas Tree Counting Activities

With Christmas right, right, right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share a few simple and FUN Christmas Tree Counting Activities! You can build up the excitement for the holidays and work on a few fun math activities at the same time! We're still going strong with the Christmas theme at [...]

Tips for an Environmentally Conscious Christmas

With the holidays in full swing around us, we can often get lost in the joy, chaos, and just work of it all. While the holidays can be such a fantastic time of year, I think that there is something that we may be likely to forget - how to care for our planet Ditch [...]

By | 2017-12-14T10:10:58+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Christmas, Home management, Minimalism, Parenting|0 Comments

12+ Ideas for a Non Gift Oriented Christmas

The winter holidays - whether you celebrate St Nicholas Day, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, etc, can all easily become fixated on what the kids will get. These holidays have such a rich background and history beyond the gifts though. This year, I am putting in a lot more effort into avoiding the gifts, getting rid of the [...]

By | 2017-12-05T09:49:48+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Christmas, Kids Activites, Minimalism, Parenting, Winter|1 Comment