Extensions for Montessori Geography Work

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When I first learned Montessori Geography, I often got stuck. Okay, pull the puzzle pieces out, put them back in, place them on the control map, put them back in the template…then what? Then I discovered the amazingness of extensions with the maps. The greatest part about extensions is that the map work can grow [Read On]


Memorial Day Ideas for Kids

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Memorial Day is a big concept for most young children to “get”. I don’t mean to cut children short because I know they do get many BIG concepts. To bring the idea of war and veterans into a child’s mind, though, is a serious endeavour and one that needs to happen gently and slowly over [Read On]


Preschool Geography – The Continents

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I’ve written about working with and introducing a Montessori World Map recently. Two extensions to do with the Montessori World Map are Creating Your Own Map by Tracing & Push Pinning. We did a very simple version of this extension as a first step to further extensions: Materials Needed for the Geography Activity: Control World [Read On]


Teaching Geography to Preschoolers {Land Forms}

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You might remember a post I wrote a while back on Introducing Land Forms to Preschoolers with an easy & inexpensive activity. The other day I went further to explain Geography within Montessori and how to introduce this big topic to your children. When you are ready to move onto the next lesson, I highly [Read On]


Teaching Geography to Preschoolers

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We were fortunate to receive Montessori Geography materials from Montessori Outlet to review and now offer to you. These materials are affordable and will bolster your home or school classroom. I am thrilled to be working with Montessori Outlet, the sponsor to our Montessori Geography “Starter Kit” Giveaway. Please read through this post for details. [Read On]


Preschool Homeschool

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Here is a glimpse at what is new in our learning space this month. Simple Introductory Pouring of Dry Goods Exercise for my 2 year old. The cups are mini Chinese tea cups. I filled them with small pasta. As I begin to introduce the concept of telling time, I introduced this work into our [Read On]