Please Stop Talking to My Child — The Importance of Silence

Now before you start dismissing me as a crabby old lady, let’s think about something. How many times during the day do you get interrupted?  When you’re trying to make a list, or clean something, or do your work, or even just think a thought to yourself for one blessed minute — how often does […]

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Montessori Human Body Study: The Skeletal System

We began our study of the human body on the outside and worked our way in — as most Montessori learning goes!  After learning all about The Outer Body, we moved on in to look at the skeletal system. We began by examining this 3-D model of the human body — it was especially helpful […]

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Food Prep Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Grape Cutting

My girls have mostly moved away from snacks during the day — I’ve found that they eat so much more food at mealtimes when they aren’t munching throughout the day — but occasionally I still put together a food prep tray for their shelves.  One of my Instagram friends shared a photo of a grape […]

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Beginning Reading with the Montessori Pink Series

Suddenly, we have a reader!  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably been celebrating that with me for a few months now.  I’m finally getting around to putting together all of our Pink Series materials in one post so you can see how L did it! We began last summer with these Montessori Pink […]

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Montessori Math Printables Review

I have spent the past week reviewing and testing out the Montessori math printables from Every Star is Different, and I am so excited to share how we are using them in our homeschool preschool! These are the Montessori math printable bundles we have tested: Montessori Math Bead Bar Bundle Montessori Addition and Subtraction Bundle Montessori […]

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