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Intro to Math for Kids {Triangle Stars}

Isn’t this image beautiful? I was taken aback by the amazing shapes and designs possible from a few triangles. This material is from an early childhood Montessori classroom.  Yup, kids can begin to learn geometry at preschool age. The great thing, too, is that the learning is fun, without pressure, and captivates children (and adults).  …

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Easy Rocket Craft – Perfect Space Themed Project for Preschoolers

As I journey down our homeschool path, I have a few homeschool “bibles” from which I source activities and ideas for preschool learning. For example, one of these books is Rachelle Doorley’s Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors. This book is accessible, beautiful, and filled with easy crafts (like the rocket ship craft in …

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Make a Marbled Art Paper Print of the American Flag

One of my favorite parts of my Montessori training was the art portion. Not only did I learn a ton of process art activities for preschoolers, but I also got to do the activities! How lucky am I?  Recently, we created an American Flag with marbled paper.  Marbled paper is known for a vibrant design …

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The Ultimate List of Baking Soda & Vinegar Experiments

This post delivers the ultimate amazing list of baking soda and vinegar experiments for kids. We’re talking baking soda and vinegar with balloons, rocket boosting baking soda and vinegar, color changing experiments, and so much more! Are you ready to dig into these ROCK star baking soda and vinegar experiments? Yeah, me, too… The Science …

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The First Great Lesson: The Beginning of the Universe

My son came home one day with a huge smile on his face. He shared that his teachers gave the Montessori First Great Lesson. Consequently, I knew his journey into the Cosmic Curriculum had begun, and he would henceforth be intrigued with the many cultural subjects. Montessori Elementary is simply amazing. Montessori’s First Great Lesson Elementary …

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What You Need to Know about Montessori’s Cosmic Curriculum

When my son entered Montessori elementary, my heart pounded with excitement. Having been trained in Montessori early childhood (which I don’t regret for a second), I had heard of the amazing cosmic curriculum. Sure enough, the cosmic curriculum blew my mind away. My son’s eyes widened as the director of the program began to explain what his …

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