My activity today is an extension of the Montessori continent box. If you’d like to do a unit study of a specific state or the entire United States, a state box, basket, or tray would work well to highlight each state you study. My...―
I’ve loved Dr. Seuss books for many years. And Dr. Seuss books were some of my now-adult children’s favorite books, too. The books in the photo are Dr. Seuss books that were lovingly read over and over in our home. If you’re...―
Studying individual continents is an activity that even preschoolers can enjoy. In Montessori education, children begin their study of continents with the continent globe and continent map before studying individual continents through specific...―
The Chinese New Year starts soon, and it’s a good time to prepare activities to celebrate. Montessori-inspired activities work well because you can prepare an activity tray to use for as many days or weeks as you wish. Following are some...―
Montessori thermic materials are great for any time of the year. Of course, an extra focus in winter or summer makes sense, since there’s an extra focus on temperature in those seasons already. Thermic bottles and thermic tablets are...―
“Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” Maria Montessori A peace corner is perfect for homes as well as schools. It can be used for conflict resolution, encouraging a peaceful...―
Winter is a great time for playdough activities with either regular playdough or snow dough. You can easily set up a Montessori-inspired playdough activity on a tray or as a separate playdough table. For ideas on creating Montessori-inspired...―
Welcome to the ABCs of Montessori! At my ABCs of Montessori page, you’ll find more about my series as well as the entire ABCs of … series by 60+ bloggers from Kid Blogger Network! Today, I’m sharing A-H. Below, I’ll be ...―
I LOVE sensory tubs. That said, sensory tubs weren’t created by Maria Montessori, and they aren’t consider Montessori materials. Still, they are very Montessori compatible and can incorporate many Montessori techniques. Sensorial...―
Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends! Even though my family celebrates Christmas, I always liked to introduce my children (and my students when I was a Montessori teacher) to other cultures and traditions as well. I often read at least one book ...―
While the holiday season should be a time of joy and fun family activities, it’s also a time of year when it’s easy to feel totally overwhelmed. Finding your family’s rhythm and creating Montessori-inspired activity trays can ...―
I’m a fan of playdough activities at any time, and Christmas is an especially fun time with a number of different themes and recipes you can try at home or school. You can easily set up a Montessori-inspired playdough activity on a tray or as ...―
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Engaging your senses more fully is a great way to take everyday activities and turn them ...
Hey Loveys, ∙ I come to you from my couch for the first time since last Wednesday ...