Ocean Animal Cards English or Bilingual English Russian

Summer is the perfect time to learn about the ocean and ocean animals. We are enjoying learning new words and interesting facts with our brand new ocean animal cards! These have been a great addition to creative learning activities and small world play! My 18-month-old just loves looking at the images on the cards and learning [...]

By | 2018-06-13T20:43:02+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Language, Montessori, Preschool, Printables|0 Comments

Strawberry Number Puzzles

We love, love, love summer strawberries. They're such a delicious snack. My own children love to care for our strawberry plants in the garden. This love of strawberries has inspired a lot of fun summer learning activities that I even took into the classroom with me! Today, I am sharing a super fun Strawberry Number [...]

By | 2018-06-13T20:07:19+00:00 June 14th, 2018|3-6 years old, Counting, Kindergarten, Math, Preschool|0 Comments

Farm Animal Cards for Toddlers Bilingual Russian-English

Toddlers are so curious! My own children love love love to see different living creatures. Whether it's farm animals, insects, or learning about wild beasts, they get so excited! Natasha is 18 months old now, and her vocabulary is just starting to burst. She repeats new words and gets so curious to learn new ones. [...]

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

We are loving phonics activities lately! I have been trying to get lots of new language resources done done done for my kids at school, including my own 5-year-old, Y. The Beginning Sound Clip Cards I am sharing with you today were a labor of love! I wanted them to be absolutely perfect before presenting [...]

Popsicle Stick Addition Craft

Lately, I have been taking a break from doing too much at home with learning activities. So much sun, outdoor fun, and really, teaching at school has had me so occupied. But, I can't resist a super simple craft that keeps the kids happy, gets them excited to learn, and doesn't cost anything! Today, I [...]

By | 2018-05-28T08:04:55+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Addition, Math|0 Comments

Shark Learning Activities

We are getting some fantastic weather here which definitely means a trip to the beach soon. Any time I think of visiting the beach, I can't help but get excited for preparing some ocean themed materials for our shelves. Of course, some fun shark learning activities are perfect! Shark Learning Activities and Resources Shark Life [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:56:26+00:00 May 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Montessori, Science, Zoology|0 Comments

Over 10 Awesome Books about Bugs

There's just something about a good book that sparks curiosity, intrigue, and really just captivates a child. With spring around, we have really been enjoying some fascinating books about bugs! With little creatures and insects returning outside, I can't wait to get into learning about butterflies, honey bees, and ladybugs, while observing the real things! [...]

Insect Learning Activities for Kids

It's spring!! I am so excited for nicer weather! We have been spending so much time outside lately! Natasha (18 months) is fascinated by insects and little critters. She is constantly pointing out interesting things that she notices when we are outdoors. I love her curiosity! While we aren't doing learning activities with her, I [...]

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 [...]