Montessori Inspired Apple Unit

Apples Paris Farmers Market

This post includes loads of ideas for a Montessori inspired apple unit! Montessori Inspired Apple UnitClick To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Montessori Inspired Apple Unit Practical Life Tonging Apples Washing Apples Slicing, Peeling, Coring Apples Make Apple Sauce with these Crockpot Applesauce Making Cards from Training Happy Hearts Apple Lacing Card from No Time for Flashcards Apple [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bubble Painting Activity with Kids

Bubble Painting Final

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 [...]

How to Make a Movable Pulley

Make a Pulley Feature

This post includes a guide to how to make a movable pulley and project based learning book recommendations. My sons enjoy building with blocks, with track, with Legos, with beans, with marshmallows, with straws, with rocks, with sticks…you name it, they like to build with it. So, when I came across the book Explore Simple [...]

Montessori Inspired Bear Unit

Bear Unit

My Montessori instructors emphasized the importance and effectiveness of taking a topic, whatever it may be, across all areas of the classroom. I always found this approach challenging but extremely worthwhile as I saw it play out in the classroom. I hope to share with you some of my ideas, some borrowed (of which I [...]