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

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, [...]

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

The Mitten Addition Activity

Have you read the book The Mitten with your kids? It's a sweet favourite of ours and the illustrations are beautiful. I was inspired by this book to create some math works. Afterall, counting and adding just seem to fit the theme with this book, right? Using The Mitten as inspiration, I created some Mitten [...]

By | 2018-01-23T22:02:03+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|3-6 years old, Addition, Kindergarten, Math, Winter|0 Comments

Gingerbread Counting Printables

Do your kids love Christmas cookies, gingerbread men, and all of those delicious things that we tend to make during this time of year? My son has been asking to bake cookies almost every single day! During the day, we can only bake (and eat) so many cookies. This is why I created these Gingerbread Counting [...]

By | 2017-12-18T11:05:57+00:00 December 18th, 2017|3-6 years old, Christmas, Counting|0 Comments

Christmas Tree Counting Activities

With Christmas right, right, right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share a few simple and FUN Christmas Tree Counting Activities! You can build up the excitement for the holidays and work on a few fun math activities at the same time! We're still going strong with the Christmas theme at [...]

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-24T17:40:14+00:00 July 24th, 2017|3-6 years old, Art, Counting, Kids Activites, Math, Summer, Toddler|0 Comments

Shark Number Cards

We are moving along in our shark theme! I'm very excited to be sharing how we are using our shark themed number cards in depth today, creating fun extensions using traditional Montessori math materials. I absolutely adore using our Montessori materials in the intended way because, let's be real, Dr. Montessori was brilliant and created [...]