I’ve written about working with and introducing a Montessori World Map recently. This post introduces two extensions to preschool geography activities to learn the continents. We use the Montessori World Map to 1) Create our Own Map by Tracing & 2) Create our Own Map by Pin Poking. Preschool Geography Activities to Learn the Continents Materials Needed […]
These posts cover authentic AMS Montessori geography lessons.
Roots and Wings by Stacey York is an amazingly resourceful and inspiring anti-bias curriculum book for your home and your classroom. The author gives tangible guidance on bringing culture into early childhood education programs including anti-bias themes and lessons across a variety of areas. I highly recommend the book to teach anti-bias education to young […]
You might remember a post I wrote a while back on Introducing Land Forms to Preschoolers with an easy & inexpensive activity. The other day I went further to explain Geography within Montessori and how to introduce this big topic to your children. When you are ready to move onto the next lesson, I highly […]
Yes, there is a unique approach to Montessori Geography! There are two main geography pieces within the Montessori Early Childhood classroom: physical geography & political geography (also know as culture). Begin with physical and then introduce political. Montessori Geography Montessori Geography Overview When introducing geography to a child, I witnessed a lovely lesson using the tops […]
Preschoolers are ripe for learning about the earth. The Montessori Land Air Water lesson is a lot of fun for kids. They love the concept and there are loads of variations for parents and teachers to get creative! “We live on the earth. It is made up of three things: land, water, and air.” Land […]
Introducing children to geography is extremely rewarding. Land forms offer a concrete way to achieve this introduction. These land form activities are hands on, visual tools to get your child to start thinking critically about LAND FORMS. Both geography activities require kids to work fine motor skills, too, which is always a bonus! Learning about […]