Butterfly size sorting for toddlers

Spring is the perfect time to learn about butterflies! I am so excited to start seeing beautiful butterflies, bees, and flowers blooming outside. Since spring is starting to make it's appearance here, I thought I would share a simple butterfly size sorting activity you can easily set up for your older tots or preschoolers!   [...]

By | 2018-03-10T18:10:19+00:00 March 15th, 2018|1-3 years old, Math, Premath, Preschool, Spring, Toddler|0 Comments

Parts of a Butterfly Cards

We finally have a small glimmer of spring in the air!!!! I am so excited (did you notice the multiple exclamation points?)! I can't wait to start gardening, smelling freshly cut grass, and to have our garden full of little critters for the kids to study and explore! We will be getting caterpillars soon, but for [...]

St Patrick’s Day Math Activities for Kids

With St Patrick's Day coming up so soon, it's the perfect time to practice counting, addition, and math activities with a fun twist! We have collected some awesome Montessori and hands-on St Patrick's Day math activities so you can create awesome activities that your students and kids will love! Turn math activities into fun, exciting, [...]

Moon Activities – how do craters form?

We are diving further into our exploration of the solar system. I gave both of the kids (5 years old and 1-year-old) a demonstration on how craters are formed on the moon using only materials we had at home. I love that we could create such simple moon activities that both of the kids could [...]

By | 2018-03-01T20:30:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Science|0 Comments

Hands-on Weather Activities and Printables

With the change in seasons just around the corner, I love to take some time to explore studying how weather works, where snow comes from (or rain), and just exploring our planet. Luckily, we managed to get a little bit of snow this year, and now are starting to get those spring rain showers. This [...]

By | 2018-02-27T14:19:16+00:00 February 27th, 2018|3-6 years old, Elementary, Printables, Science|0 Comments

Hands-on Space Counting

We are really loving our space theme at home! I am so excited to share with you all of our activities - exploring the planets' surface and even learning fun facts about our solar system. For now, I want to dive right into our hands-on space counting activities with our space shuttle printables! Hands-on Space [...]

By | 2018-02-22T12:10:34+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Counting, Kindergarten, Math, Preschool|0 Comments

Moon Craft for Preschool and Kindergarten

We have been so into learning about space lately.  Yvann is really excited to understand how we go to space, how does the surface of the moon look, what happens to gravity? We are diving deep and iI will be sharing a lot over the coming weeks. For now, I am giving you a quick [...]

By | 2018-02-21T10:21:31+00:00 February 18th, 2018|3-6 years old, Art, Arts and Crafts, Fine motor|0 Comments

China Unit Study

 We are really enjoying our China-themed activities now that Chinese New Year is approaching. Today, I am sharing several activities we have done to introduce China. These are meant to give an overview.   I am so excited to start teaching my son geography, history, and generally about other cultures! It's so interesting to watch [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:55:28+00:00 February 12th, 2018|China, Geography|0 Comments

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 [...]