How to Reduce Waste This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is the most joyous time of the year, it’s also the trashiest. With all the holiday parties filled with extra food and drinks and the miles upon miles of gift wrap we use each Christmas, we can accumulate a mound of trash every year. Instead of filling the landfill with unneeded [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:15+00:00November 20th, 2018|Christmas, Valentine's Day, Winter|

Spring activities: flowers pin punching

So spring? Nice weather, beautiful flowers, and getting outdoors more. I just cannot wait to get started with all of these fun spring activities! I'm already planning my garden - filled with special raised beds that my husband will need to build for me so I can drive underneath them with my wheelchair.The raised beds [...]

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 [...]

By |2018-01-29T21:13:28+00:00January 29th, 2017|3-6 years old, Fine motor, Montessori, Practical Life, Valentine's Day|

Valentine’s Day themed science activities

Y is such an inquisitive young boy! He loves to explore, ask questions, and figure out how things work. To encourage his love of learning, I have searched for some awesome science experiments that you can easily set up at home with a fun, Valentine's Day theme! These activities are perfect for this time of [...]

By |2018-01-26T21:44:45+00:00January 24th, 2017|3-6 years old, Science, Seasonal, Valentine's Day|

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 [...]

Will it melt the heart? experiment

When there is ice and snow on the road, we all see those trucks sprinkling salt on the roads. There is a very logical and simple reason for this. Recently, I presented an experiment to show exactly how and why this is done! Valentine's Day Activities: Will it melt the heart? experiment Age: 2+ Why: When salt [...]

By |2018-01-26T23:04:20+00:00January 18th, 2017|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Science, Seasonal, Valentine's Day|

Valentine’s Day Addition Clip Cards

Is it me, or did is this month just flying by? I mean, I'm still kind of surprised that it's already 2017, but now we are getting Valentine's Day activities ready! Of course, because of blogging, we get these ready a bit early, but still... it's a little wild! I suppose a big part of [...]

By |2018-01-29T20:07:25+00:00January 13th, 2017|3-6 years old, Addition, Math, Seasonal, Valentine's Day|

Valentine’s Day Shadow Matching Cards

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day already! I can't believe how quickly this year is already going by! In my home, we don't actually celebrate Valentine's Day (sshhh!). My husband and I have our dating anniversary exactly one week later so we never got into the habit of acknowledging Valentine's Day, but prefer to make a 'big [...]

By |2018-06-20T18:59:25+00:00February 13th, 2016|1-3 years old, Free Printables, Math, Montessori, Seasonal, Valentine's Day|

Valentine’s Day Number Cards

Valentine's Day is approaching quickly! It's a fun holiday all about love and romance! I, personally, love adding a cute little theme to our holiday shelves every now and again. Today, I am sharing with you guys, a very cute Valentine's Day freebie!   Valentine's Day Math Activities My three and a half year old [...]