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 [...]

Moon Activities – how do craters form?

We are diving further into our exploration of the solar system. I gave both of the kids (5 years old and 1-year-old) a demonstration on how craters are formed on the moon using only materials we had at home. I love that we could create such simple moon activities that both of the kids could [...]

By | 2018-03-01T20:30:43+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|1-3 years old, 3-6 years old, Science|0 Comments

Hands-on Weather Activities and Printables

With the change in seasons just around the corner, I love to take some time to explore studying how weather works, where snow comes from (or rain), and just exploring our planet. Luckily, we managed to get a little bit of snow this year, and now are starting to get those spring rain showers. This [...]

By | 2018-02-27T14:19:16+00:00 February 27th, 2018|3-6 years old, Elementary, Printables, Science|0 Comments

Awesome Penguin Preschool Activities

Are you studying penguins this winter? There's just something about this time of year that I just think is perfect for putting together an amazing set of penguin preschool activities! We will be exploring penguins again this year in depth! It's such a fun topic! Children are so curious about animals. There's something so fascinating [...]

Montessori Life Cycle of a Christmas Tree

Does your little one love Christmas? It's all just so exciting! This year, I have been trying to limit the number of learning activities I present. We are really trying to consciously choose materials that are realistic, simple, and relevant to our lives at the moment. This is why I just had to create a [...]

By | 2017-12-20T10:27:38+00:00 December 20th, 2017|3-6 years old, Botany, Christmas, Montessori, Printables|0 Comments

Montessori forest animal printables

Do you have a child who adores animals? I know I have 2! They just love learning about different animals, how they behave, and where they live. Y is really interested in understanding how different families function, including animals. If we see a bird outside, he will me, "Where is the bird's mama?" I know [...]

Montessori Hibernation Activities

With winter approaching, children are starting to observe animals, changes in weather, and birds migrating to warmer places. I love setting up Montessori hibernation activities during the late fall or early winter. Today, I want to take a deep look at our Animals that Hibernate - Montessori printables set and show hands-on ways that we [...]

Feathers 3 Part Cards – Montessori Printables

Children are so interested in nature and learning about different animals. I created a simple printable material to help encourage this passion that my students have for learning about animals. Spring is always a wonderful time to learn about birds, but I know that talk about migration and winter is approaching! Montessori Feathers 3 Part [...]

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 [...]