If you follow my blog, you’ve probably noticed that I love using printables to create Montessori-inspired activities. I even feature a Free Printable of the Day at the Living Montessori Facebook page. So, does that mean that Montessori or I...―
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...―
It’s that time of year when many homeschooling moms start to feel overwhelmed. It could be the upcoming holidays, the endless materials to prepare, or simply all the amazing activities every other mom seems to be doing. Pinterest and...―
Montessori constructive triangles are brilliant for their hands-on geometry lessons and adaptability for preschool through elementary. At the same time, they’re sensorial materials you can make fairly easily using printables and tutorials ...―
September is a great month to focus on playdough. National Play-Doh Day is celebrated either September 16 or September 18 (Celebrate National Play-Doh Day in September by Meghan Ross at Examiner). While playdough isn’t an activity ...―
It’s difficult for young children to understand their relationship to the larger world – and to the universe especially. Cosmic nesting cubes, map towers, and “Me on the Map” activities are great ways for them to gain a ...―
I had never thought about making Montessori number rods until I discovered some amazing examples online. For a homeschool, I would probably purchase the regular-size pink tower, brown stair, and red rods to give the child an accurate sensorial...―
Maria Montessori talked about hands-on materials much more than books. Still, books are very important in any Montessori-friendly home, homeschool classroom, or Montessori classroom. Along with hands-on activities, reading books is one of the best...―
I thought today would be a good day for a DIY Montessori project … it is Labor Day after all! Spindle boxes are part of the Montessori math curriculum, but they’re a material homeschoolers will often be much happier making than buying....―
I already have a post on how to make your own Montessori materials. I’m using this post to organize all the DIY Montessori materials posts I’ve published. I realized I’ve published too many for you to find them easily by using ...―
Montessori globes very clearly show land and water and then continents and oceans. It’s possible to make DIY Montessori globes, although you might decide to skip the sandpaper (land and water) globe for a homeschool and many schools. Most...―
It’s Opening Ceremony day at Kids Bloggers Go Olympics! If you’d like to know more about the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony today, be sure to check out the Opening Ceremony page at London 2012. It says: “The Opening ...―
I love having raw quick things in the fridge for snacks. Want something sweet? It’s ...
The time is upon us to be tan and fit. I love this time of year. The best way to get ...
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...