Martin Luther King Activities for Kids


Playing the ‘I Have a Dream‘ speech is a perfect introduction to the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.. Last year my sons were 3.5 and 2 years old. My older son had a few questions but we didn’t go very much in depth on the topic of equality, peace and diversity. Anti-bias is a [Read On]

Silence Activity in Preschool Classrooms


One of the most beautiful activities in a Montessori Early Childhood classroom is the Silence Game. To watch squirmy preschoolers find their way to calm in their minds and their bodies is simply amazing to observe in the classroom or home for that matter. At home my sons are in the habit of Making Silence [Read On]

Bullying & What You Can Do (A Pledge & Giveaway)


Thanks to TakePart for sponsoring today’s discussion One amazing take away from Montessori training was the child development learning. A prerequisite is a fundamental child development class, which is huge and powerful in itself, but we also had sessions on learning differences and had child development woven all throughout the training a la Dr. Montessori’s [Read On]

Create a Family Recipe {A Valentine’s Day Activity}


This Valentine’s Day family activity might be my favorite so far this year. The idea was brainstormed up by one of my classmates in Montessori training when covering the Peace curriculum. This activity is fun to do at any holiday and within a classroom setting. I figured what better time than Valentine’s Day? Concept: Create [Read On]

Teaching Mindfulness to Kids


“My hope and wish is that one day, formal education will pay attention to what I call education of the heart. Just as we take for granted the need to acquire proficiency in the basic academic subjects, I am hopeful that a time will come when we can take it for granted that children will [Read On]

The Best Martin Luther King Jr. Crafts for Kids


Below are my favorite crafts, activities and ideas for celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Kids. Be sure to check out my Martin Luther King Jr. Day for Kids Pinterest board for more favorites. All images are sourced from the original linked up post. Please click through to the websites for all the details! [Read On]