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 [...]

Montessori 3 period lesson

One of the key ways to present new information to children in a Montessori environment is by using a Montessori 3 period lesson. The 3 period lesson is often used to teach vocabulary, but it also a very useful tool to teach concepts. Today, I want to focus on how to use this lesson to [...]

Name writing practice

Y has been working on learning the alphabet and learning to write slowly. He's really much more into math than language works. One thing that he is quite excited about though is getting some name writing practice activities done! Today, I want to share a fun and simple way that you can  help children learn [...]

Montessori Activities: Desert animals 3 part cards

It's time for the last article in the Our Montessori Spring series! I'm so excited to be sharing a new set of activities you can create to teach your children about desert animals, including a set of free Desert animals printables that correspond to Safari Ltd Toobs to create your own Montessori activities. This article [...]

Easter activities for preschoolers – pin punching printables

With all of the chaos surrounding my broken leg and surgery and general upheaval going on in our lives right now, I have kind of let our Easter activities slip by. I was really looking forward to preparing some lovely themed shelves. Unfortunately, because of the chaos, I am going to scale down a bit. [...]

St Patrick’s Day Salt Tray

St Patrick's Day is coming so quickly! Only less than a week away! We have used this time to get a few nice St Patrick's Day themed activities in! Today, I am sharing a nice way to practice writing using our St Patrick's Day salt tray cards! This post contains affiliate links at no cost [...]

By | 2017-04-27T20:58:03+00:00 March 12th, 2017|3-6 years old, Language, Seasonal, Tot Labs|0 Comments

Free Montessori classification cards: insects vs flowers

Spring is in the air! We're starting seedlings in doors and even are starting to really plan our garden! I'm so excited for the warmer days we are seeing and, ohh, the longer days are so nice!I really like to have more sunlight during the day. I feel so much less pressure to get everything [...]

Montessori Lucky charms 3 part cards for St Patrick’s Day

There's something about St Patrick's Day approaching that I associate with luck. I was really inspired to create some simple Montessori inspired symbols of luck materials for your St Patrick's Day activities!  St Patrick's Day Activities:  Lucky Charms 3 Part Cards Age You can use these cards for children approximately between the ages of 3-6.  Why: Using 3 part [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:36:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|3-6 years old, Language, Montessori, Seasonal|0 Comments

Types of butterflies freebie

We had so much fun putting together our butterfly unit recently. After I shared our beautiful colours of butterflies cards, a reader expressed that it would be nice to have cards with the names of the butterflies. Well... here they are!I am so excited about how beautifully these cards turned out! I do want to [...]

The Ultimate Montessori Language Bundle (Pink Series) is now available!

I am so excited to announce that Tot Labs' Ultimate Montessori Language Bundle is now available for sale! Mumma Diaries and Welcome to Mommyhood have been hard at work creating the ultimate Montessori Language bundle! Read on below to see all of the wonderful materials included in this mega bundle! The Ultimate Montessori Language Resource This bundle [...]

By | 2017-03-31T08:47:42+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|3-6 years old, Language, Montessori, Phonics, Reading, Tot Labs, Writing|0 Comments