Awesome Fall Activities for Kids – Montessori Language Ideas

We are getting finishing up our fall themed activities on our shelves as we get full into the swing of pumpkin and Halloween theme materials! Today, I want to share with you several Montessori fall activities for kids that you can use in your classroom! Fall Activities for Kids Age: 4+ Pinterest Board: Fall Pinterest [...]

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Apple Activities for Kindergarten: Literacy Activities

It has finally cooled down here! Finally, finally, finally no more crazy hot days, but nice cool Dutch winds are back! I am beyond excited for all things fall - pumpkin, apples, and scarves! I really want to take the kids apple picking, but in the meanwhile, we will be sticking with our apple activities [...]

Set up These Awesome Apple Activities for Preschoolers

An apple theme is very popular in the beginning of the school year. I adore creating a full set of apple theme shelves and apple activities for my preschoolers to explore! Personally, I adore all things apple and pumpkin and really, just that it marks the start of fall! This is my absolute favorite time [...]

Leaf Letter Cards and Sand Tray Activity for Fall

As we start thinking about preparing back to school, I wanted to share a new, fun printable for your autumn shelves! I cannot wait to show you all of the fun ways we use our leaf letter cards! I know, I know, it's summer now, but back to school will be here before we know [...]

Montessori Pink Series: Short A Activities

I love, love, love Montessori learning! Learning happens logically it seems as activities and materials build upon each other incrementally to create logical absorption of materials. When it comes to language, we have been slowly working on learning to read in English with Y. Let's discuss some activities you can set up to help beginning readers. Today, [...]

I Spy Beginning Sound Game with Printable Mats for Phonics

I have mentioned before that my 5-year-old is struggling to learn to read. We are slowly working on reading in English as he continues to take more and more interest in reading. We are working on learning phonetic sounds of letters. To do this, we are really working on many sound games like I Spy [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]