Best Qualities for Sensory Materials

Concentration Kids

Any material that combines areas of learning grabs my attention. Plus, I am always looking for unique materials combining my love for Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia. Material that self-corrects and allows the child to work problem solving and logic skills without too much guidance from me is a sure thing. So what are the [...]

Learn to Tell Time Activity

Learning to Tell Time Activity

This post is sponsored by Montessori Services. The opinions are 100% my own. We made a simple clock using bead bar stamps, a wonderful hands on learn to tell time activity. One of my most beloved Montessori companies is Montessori Services. I have not once been disappointed by their product. Plus, their customer service is [...]

Unique Early Reader Books

Home Grown Books Adventure Set

When Home Grown Books approached me about reviewing their product, I jumped on the opportunity. Most of you know that I had a baby recently making our brood cap out at five. As a result I have been declining offers for reviews and sponsored posts. After reading a post on these books on one of [...]

Fine Motor Sensory Activity for Kids

Fine Motor Sensory Activity

This post includes a Fine Motor Sensory Activity for Kids sourced from one of our favorite books called Science Arts. I highly recommend purchasing this book. I use it for reference practically on a daily basis.  I love the book because the activities and experiments combine art and science, igniting children in ways I could [...]

Hands On Geography Activities with Kids

Geography Activity Kindergarten

Hands On Geography Activities with Kids I often find that the best, most successful activities created in our home happen organically and are led by my children (5 and 3.5 years old). These hands on geography activities are a great example that can be easily implemented and repeated in our home. There are affiliate links [...]

Soil Experiment with Kids

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Have you ever wondered what is in the soil around where you live? Here is a simple hands on activity that will guide you to the answers. This activity is a twist on the Rainbow Jar science experiment that teaches children about density. The idea is the same but the materials are different.  The activity [...]

Learn about Electricity

Science with Preschoolers

I receive Practical Homeschool magazine. Every issue has loads of great tidbits, including activities. In a recent issue, one activity was about testing electricity sourced through TOPS Learning Systems. The activity is the perfect one for a budding scientist, which is pretty much every child, so curious about the world and how “things” work. The [...]

Bubble Painting Activity with Kids

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I finally had a chance to try a bubble painting activity with my kids (thanks again to Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors – affiliate link, thanks for your support.). The activity with bubbles is not only easy to set up but kids have a blast with it. Not to mention the cool art work [...]

Star Wars Language Activities

Jedi Sequencing Close Up

Oh. Yes. I. Did. If you can’t beat them, join them. Simply following the interest of my children, folks. So, Montessori meets Star Wars meets Legos here we come. Many of you may have seen our Star Wars Math post last week. Well, here is a first installment of Star Wars Language Activities. Enjoy! Star [...]