Shark Learning Activities

We are getting some fantastic weather here which definitely means a trip to the beach soon. Any time I think of visiting the beach, I can't help but get excited for preparing some ocean themed materials for our shelves. Of course, some fun shark learning activities are perfect! Shark Learning Activities and Resources Shark Life [...]

By | 2018-05-16T13:56:26+00:00 May 16th, 2018|3-6 years old, Activites, Montessori, Science, Zoology|0 Comments

Over 10 Awesome Books about Bugs

There's just something about a good book that sparks curiosity, intrigue, and really just captivates a child. With spring around, we have really been enjoying some fascinating books about bugs! With little creatures and insects returning outside, I can't wait to get into learning about butterflies, honey bees, and ladybugs, while observing the real things! [...]

Insect Learning Activities for Kids

It's spring!! I am so excited for nicer weather! We have been spending so much time outside lately! Natasha (18 months) is fascinated by insects and little critters. She is constantly pointing out interesting things that she notices when we are outdoors. I love her curiosity! While we aren't doing learning activities with her, I [...]

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 [...]