I love refreshing our Montessori shelves based on the season or my sons’ interests. I posted last week with a bunch of ideas for Spring shelves. Well, I had two more Montessori Practical Life Trays up my sleeve that I thought I’d share with you all today. Check out this post for more spring ideas for your […]
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Kids love scissor cutting! Why not make it more fun and interesting for them? Plus, you can easily tie the scissor cutting work into other learning areas. This post includes unique Montessori scissor cutting exercises for kids that won’t bore you or your kids! Scissor Cutting Practice that Won’t Put a Child to Sleep Tie […]
If you are anything like me, refreshing shelf work is huge whether you are a homeschooler or in a classroom. Shelf work should get a refresher once a month at least to keep the kids interested and to honor “following the child”. In this case, I have a Montessori Practical Life fall shelf theme. I […]
So, as a Montessori teacher, I bet that you’re thinking about revamping your Practical Life Montessori shelves for this coming school year. How can you make your shelves interesting to you, and also meet the needs of your students? Here are a few ideas for your fall practical life Montessori shelves! Fresh Ideas for Montessori […]
Creating Outdoor Montessori Activities for Practical Life is possible and actually easy! A child finds joy in activities we adults view as work or as every day routine. Once a child witnesses these activities in “real” life, he wants to model the activities, again and again. Practical Life activities are typically introduced when the child first enters the […]
Geoboards are a great addition to a Montessori classroom or math learning center. The work develops the three-finger grip, preparing the child for writing. There is also patterning, which helps develop mathematical thinking. There is even beginning science concepts with the stretching of the rubber bands. You can’t go wrong with these boards! There versatility […]