DIY Montessori Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Color Box 3

Montessori materials can be quite expensive to buy, but there are some that you can easily make yourself — for free! The color tablets are one such material.  I’m a bit of a snob, so I did buy Color Boxes 1 and 2 [for matching the colors], but I decided to make Color Box 3 […]

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Activities for Toddlers — Sponge Water Transfer

I don’t know about your kids, but mine LOVE water play.  We spent a lot of time playing in water sensory bins outside this summer, and one of the household objects I put in it was a dish sponge.  It was by far L’s favorite object to play with in the water bin, but I couldn’t […]

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Leaf Man Story Basket for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Have I mentioned how much I like creating fall-themed works for my kids?  I was excited to find this Leaf Man Story Basket up in my attic from my Montessori training days, and both kids have enjoyed working with it this fall! Have you read Leaf Man, by Lois Ehlert?  I love all of her […]

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