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This content provides an overview of Montessori in the classroom including the how to set up a Montessori environment, how to discipline in a Montessori classroom, Montessori lessons, resoures, and basic classroom tenets such as normalization and isolation of quality.
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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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Surprising Tools to Help You Not Fail at Gardening with Kids

I am constantly on the search for “gardening with kids” tools, ideas, tips, & tricks that will help the process go a bit smoother. Planning a garden not only takes loads of time, but it also requires you to be organized and think ahead. Overwhelmed yet? I’m finishing up a book on gardening with kids …

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The Easiest Way to Bring Nature into a Montessori Environment

I looked over and my toddler was carefully watering his plant. I smiled. Sometimes things happen as a parent that makes you feel like just maybe you’re doing something right. Little by little, our home is beginning the transformation. This week I added a plant to my sons’ activity area. Maria Montessori was a belief …

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Montessori Services Spring Themed Materials

Montessori Services is one of my go-to resources for Montessori materials. You can shop by category, including areas of the classroom, Montessori at Home, sale items, and by age, or by collection, including Made in the USA, books by Montessorians, teacher favorites, and seasonal items such as these Montessori Services spring themed materials. In this …

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Outdoor Quotes for Learning & Playing

Maria Montessori felt strongly about the connection between indoor and outdoor classrooms. She wanted the indoor and outdoor classroom to be seamless. Montessori activities lend themselves to the outdoor education environment. This post includes my favorites outdoor quotes for learning. “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. ~ Kafka There is …

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The Best Methods to Bring Mindfulness into the Classroom

This post outlines easy & effective ways to bring mindfulness in the classroom. Mindfulness seems to be a buzzword these days capturing headlines and infiltrating all aspects of life. There are mindfulness apps, mindfulness exercises for families, mindfulness activities for kids, and books galore about the topic.   The ubiquitousness of the word itself – …

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