Dinosaur Museum Free Printable Scavenger Hunts

Last week we finished up our 4-month dinosaur study!  For our final review day, we headed over to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History [known as “the dinosaur museum” in our house] to check out the dinosaur fossils! We’ve been there many times before, so this time I decided to make a quick little scavenger […]

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How to Teach Telling Time the Montessori Way

Lila has been extremely interested in clocks lately and has been asking me to teach her about how to tell time, so this Montessori Telling Time Bundle came at just the right *time.* [I couldn’t resist!]  We’ve been using it all week, and Lila is loving the hands-on materials.  I’M loving the fact that rather […]

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Montessori Botany Unit Study

Here is a round-up of our entire Montessori Botany Unit Study! Click each photo for the individual sections of the unit study.    

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Using a Blindfold to Heighten the Senses

Learning through sensory experiences is a huge part of the Montessori method — there’s even a section of the classroom called “Sensorial” that is completely devoted to noticing differences through the senses.  One of the most overlooked is the stereognostic sense [being able to identify an object only by touch, without the use of any […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Plants We Eat

After learning about plants in general, trees, leaves, and flowers, we began learning about plants we eat!  This part of the study was severely impacted by our move — we started in one house and ended in the second, and I would have loved to do a ton of things that I ended up skipping because […]

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