Outdoor Montessori Activities – Language Storytelling with Natural Objects One of our favorite activities beginning from early on (even as young as two years old) is “Storytelling in a Bag”. This wonderfully engaging activity is easily adapted to the outdoors. Give every child a basket or bag, encourage him to collect objects around the area, […]
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If you have been reading my blog over the years you know that outdoor activities are a big priority in our home. Doing outdoor activities stimulates learning but also provides much needed balance for our family. The outdoor environment is ripe with positive developmental opportunities for children not just with academic learning but also with emotional […]
What to learn dozens of outdoor classroom ideas? This post includes 75 fun and intriguing activities for the Montessori Outdoor Classroom. Dr. Montessori believed that the outdoors is a natural extension of the classroom, that there should be harmony between the indoor and outdoor learning environments. The outdoors is the ideal sensorial experience. What is So […]
Want to bring nature discovery to your baby? Check out this nature sensory bottle for inspiration! Discovery sensory bottles are one of the most wonderful early learning tools. I began making sensory bottles for my oldest son when he was about a year old. The materials are accessible and available every day The best part […]
This post includes a simple idea on how to create a natural history museum in your home or classroom. We live in the pacific northwest. We are surrounded by natural beauty and the history that comes with it. We are also fortunate to have resources like the Burke Museum at the University of Washington curating […]
We are all born with a sense of awe and wonder about the world. So why does that sense of awe and wonder escape so many of us as we grow older? How can we continue to embrace the natural world, even if through children, in our every day lives? [Tweet ““If a child is […]