Montessori Halloween Activities- Bats 3 Part Cards

When it comes to Montessori Halloween Activities, I tend to focus on materials that can be used to create related activities, but not 100% Halloween-y. I like to explore related topics like learning about spiders, the human body, and even bats for Halloween! It's fun, related, but also based on reality. Halloween Halloween isn't celebrated here [...]

Montessori Russia Activities and Printables

I'm so excited to be sharing a new thematic unit with you! Today, I am sharing our Montessori Russia activities and printables! This is a theme dear to my heart because this is where I was born. At home, we speak Russian (and English and Frisian). I really loved putting together these activities to show [...]

Fall 3 Part Cards: Cones and Needles

You guyssss, I am just obsessed with fall! I am so excited to get all of our fall themed activities up on the shelves. We have been slowly working on them last month, along with our farm themed activities. Today, I want to share some of our beautiful fall materials - our Cones and Needles Montessori 3 [...]

Farm Animal Activity Pages

As you know, we have started studying a farm theme at home with Y and N. Today, I am excited to share a new free printable - Farm Animal Activity pages! These cute printables can be used as coloring pages, but we did something a little different... This post contains affiliate links at no cost [...]

Fall Activities: Leaf Pin Punching

We are getting ready to do a big set of fall activities. I haven't been posting too many of our activities lately. It's been a bit of a struggle to navigate because N has been into all of Y's activities! I've been super frustrated trying to figure out a way to give both kids what [...]

Montessori Puzzles Explained: Shape Puzzles for Toddlers

One of the genius things about the Montessori approach is how materials and activities build upon each other. Montessori puzzles are a great way for children to develop concentration, hand-eye coordination, strengthen hand muscles and work on so many more skills! Plus, they are a fun activity that so many children just love! Let's dive [...]

Seashell activities

I seem to have back to school on my mind. Summer vacation here literally just started! No, really, summer holiday in the Netherlands begins in middle to late July! The kids here get six weeks off. Once school picks back up in September, I will be teaching English at our village school a few hours [...]

Strawberry number finger painting

Whenever I can, I try to combine learning activities with practical, real experiences that my children can relate to. Lately, one of Y's favourite foods has been strawberries! He can munch on an entire package in one go. Even baby N has been loving them! Of course, this has meant, we needed to do some [...]

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Help your toddler develop their language skills

Children are born with this wonderful ability to absorb language. Babies are born, unable to say a single word, yet by the time they reach 3 years old, children can say sentences. Really, what an amazing ability! Dr. Montessori explained that children's minds are like sponges and absorb information, such as language. As caregivers, there [...]

Art Projects for Kids: Montessori Renoir Printables and Activities

Something Y and I don't do nearly enough of is exploring art and artists. Now that the 12 months of Montessori theme is fine arts, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to do a small artist study. Y really loves to paint so teaching him specifically about a painting technique seemed like a fun [...]