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 | 2018-06-20T17:25:09+00:00 December 18th, 2017|3-6 years old, Christmas, Counting, Free Printables|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

Why we are telling our children about Santa Claus and some wonderful alternative traditions

The holidays are in full swing, right? Our homes are filling with the smells of cookies baking, cinnamon, mandarins, and beautiful decorations. This time of year is perfect for bonding and spending quality time together as a family. Personally, I love this time of year! It feels so magical, so delightful, and so exciting! Last [...]

By | 2017-12-05T10:37:40+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Christmas, Montessori, Parenting|0 Comments

15 Candy Cane Activities for Kids

Christmas is right around the corner! There are just about two weeks left to get all of our Christmas themed activities done, and all of those wonderful preparations finished! Today, I am sharing a collection of some awesome candy cane themed activities for Christmas! These can keep little ones busy perhaps while mom and dad [...]

By | 2017-11-17T23:00:05+00:00 December 10th, 2016|3-6 years old, Christmas, Seasonal, Winter|0 Comments

Christmas addition strips

We are having so much fun working on all sorts of Christmas activities this month! I am so excited to be sharing our simple Christmas addition strips! Y has been loving these for working on simple addition facts! Have a look below to see how we turned this simple printable into a fun, hands-on learning [...]

By | 2017-11-17T21:49:30+00:00 December 9th, 2016|3-6 years old, Addition, Christmas, Math, Seasonal, Tot Labs, Winter|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-21T12:27:51+00:00 December 6th, 2016|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Christmas, Fine motor, Seasonal|0 Comments

Christmas Color Cards for Toddlers

We are definitely in the holiday spirit around here! Yesterday, we had a lovely Sinterklaas celebration (St Nicholas Day). I always know it's December and the holiday season when all of the St Nicholas Day festivities begin. It's always afterwards that we set up a Christmas tree, and have a family-oriented Christmas, followed by a large [...]

By | 2018-06-20T18:19:36+00:00 December 5th, 2016|1-3 years old, Christmas, Free Printables, Seasonal, Tot Labs, Winter|0 Comments