Dancing Milk Science Experiment

physical science experiment with milk

This science activity is great for kindergarten and elementary aged kids. One of my absolute favorite parts of my Montessori training was physical science. We learned many creative ways to hook a child, to intrigue him, and ignite his desire to want to learn more about a particular subject. The Dancing Milk science experiment is one […]

Black Marker Experiment

Black Marker Experiment

Is black a color? How does paint or ink get its color? We were curious. So, we did the classic black marker experiment to discover and observe a bit more about color. [Tweet “Black Marker Experiment”] Black Marker Experiment Materials white coffee filter bowl water black marker (not permanent) Steps to Black Marker Experiment design […]

Integrate Montessori into Your Home

Montessori at Home

One of the biggest questions from readers is “How do I integrate Montessori in my home?” This is a great question. The good news is that you can integrate the Montessori philosophy into your home in easy and inexpensive ways. This post includes Ways to Integrate Montessori into Your Home. [Tweet “12 Ways to Integrate […]

Tips for Parent Conferences

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Recently I was part of a wonderful thread on a Montessori Teachers Facebook page. The thread was started by a member wanting advice on preparing for his first conferences with parents. The thread was filled with rich advice. So, I had to share some of the goodness with you. This post includes Tips for Parent Conferences. […]

Math and Fine Motor Activity with Leaves

Preschool Activity with Leaves

I love fall! I am so inspired to create materials with the traditional icons and especially the colors of fall. I like to think my sons enjoy the process as much as I do. This post includes a simple fall themed math and fine motor activity with leaves. Great for one to one correspondence work, numeration, […]

Montessori Inspired Pumpkin Unit


This post includes loads of ideas for a Montessori inspired pumpkin unit! Montessori Inspired Pumpkin Unit Practical Life Pumpkin Guts Exploration from Stir the Wonder Puffy Pumpkin Lacing from I Can Teach My Child Use a strainer to sift out pumpkin seeds in a sensory tub Roast and season pumpkin seeds for a snack Hammer tees […]