DIY Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Molds

This fun activity from our dinosaur study actually originated by mistake!  I was trying to make fossil impressions using our dinosaur fossil figures to match with each figure once they had dried [which I ended up doing later HERE], but most of my first impressions didn’t make it.  I ended up with just three that […]

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Montessori Grammar Printable Materials

As a Montessori homeschooling family, our budget is tight and we try to only purchase materials that will give us several years’ worth of use — which is why I am loving these Montessori grammar printable materials!  Lila is very much in an emergent writing stage, and while it is exciting to watch that progress, […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Flowers

After learning about plants in general, trees, and leaves, we officially began our flower study!  And… this is where things got a bit wonky, since we were in the middle of a big move.  I’ll share everything we had planned even though a few of the things we never got to, so you can see […]

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Montessori-Inspired Art: Bleeding Tissue Paper

We are getting fancy with our art trays this year!  This is actually something I learned about from one of our Kids Night In boxes, and I knew it would make the perfect work for our art shelves. I cut up some bleeding tissue paper (this will NOT work with regular tissue paper) and put […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Trees

After learning about plants in general, we began diving into a more in-depth botany study with a tree study! We began by taking out our Types of Plants sorting cards by I Believe in Montessori and paying special attention to the trees and their characteristics. We learned about the parts of a tree using these […]

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