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This list includes all things Montessori including Montessori curriculum, Montessori at Home ideas, &  Montessori parenting. Enjoy living and learning with these ideas and activities.

How to Make a Worm Tower – Outdoor Learning for Kids

Kids will absolutely love this gardening activity! Make a Worm Tower!  You can do this activity anywhere you might find a multitude of worms. You’d be surprised where you can buy worms, too! The Worm Tower is a fancy way of describing a travel case for your worms. We made our Worm Tower and carried them …

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How to Present a Montessori Brown Stair Sensorial Lesson

The Montessori Brown Stair is work included within the Sensorial sequence. Specifically, it’s located within the visual sense of the sequence. During these works, children learn to visually discriminate between the differences between various objects. What is the Montessori Brown Stair? The work is made up of 10 brown prisms of the same length (20 …

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Classification by Category Pre-Reading Montessori Language Lesson

Montessori Pre-Reading Lessons are a phenomenal way to introduce reading and writing to children. Most often children enjoy the lessons. Be sure to include beautiful, relatable materials that draw kids into the language learning. This post includes an AMS approach to the Classification by Category Pre-Reading lesson in a Montessori Early Childhood classroom. The possibilities …

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12 Characteristics of a Successful Montessori Presentation

The initial lesson presentation is critical in a Montessori environment. So, what makes for a successful Montessori presentation? Beyond the aims, the prerequisites, the steps to the lesson, and so on, there are specific practical steps we can take to optimize for success. The child learns from her work with the materials. The teacher’s role …

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Simple Montessori Toddler Activity – Open Close Tray

Kids love Open Close trays! Some of the best Practical Life for young children are quite simple to put together. In this case, we have an “Open and Close Bottles” tray. Great for fine motor and practical life skill development, I highly recommend creating one of these activity trays as a permanent fixture in your …

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