Christmas Tree Silhouette Matching — Free Printable!

Who loves silhouette matching cards?! I know so many preschoolers who enjoy the extra challenge that matching a picture to its silhouette brings to the traditional picture-to-picture matching cards, so I made these new Christmas Tree Silhouette Matching cards with them in mind. Print the pictures twice to use as regular picture matching cards or […]

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Preparing the Hand for Writing the Montessori Way

The Montessori method has a particular way of preparing different parts of the body for reading and writing. We prepare the ears for hearing the sounds, we prepare the eyes for recognizing symbols and understanding that we read from left to right, and we prepare the hands for holding a pencil the correct way, making […]

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Mindfulness Activities for the Whole Family

I don’t know how things are going in your family, but it’s been a difficult start to the new school year for us! We have several Calming Corners set up around the house from when my girls were younger, but they’ve outgrown most of the things in them. My small group coaching clients were looking […]

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7 Montessori-Inspired Shape Activities — Free Printable!

I always love when I find one printable material that can be used in several different ways, so I created this simple free printable of shape cards and I’m going to show you 7 different Montessori-inspired ways to use them! Teaching the shape names using a 3 Period Lesson This free printable file includes cards […]

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Our Favorite Montessori Resources for the Second Plane Child

If you’ve been around the Montessori world for a while now, you may have heard about the planes of development. Maria Montessori noticed certain human tendencies and characteristics in a wave of phases that she termed the Four Planes of Development. Each plane has its own goals and behaviors as a way of continuing along […]

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