How Often Should You Rotate Materials in Your Totschool/Homeschool Preschool?

Many totschool or homeschool preschool parents switch out their trays weekly — or even daily.  I often feel almost pressured to do so when I scroll through Instagram or Pinterest.  If you love getting creative and making themed activities that will only be used for a few days, go for it.  If you (like me) prefer to […]

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Math Concepts for Toddlers — “More Than”/”Less Than”

L’s newfound interest in the math section is keeping me on my toes!  I put together this quick work to explore “more” and “less” using dollar store objects — you can really use anything as long as you have enough of the same objects. I placed some dinosaur erasers in a bin on L’s math […]

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Montessori Red Rods — Extensions

L has mastered the traditional presentation of the Montessori Red Rods, so I knew it was time to kick it up a notch.  I found some pictures of Red Rod extensions from Montessori Works Blog, so I printed them, laminated them, and made a small book for L to refer to when she is interested […]

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Preschool Math Activities — DIY Pattern Templates

I can’t believe my little girl is moving into the “preschool” age group, but it’s actually happening!  I tend to define (in my head) “toddler” as one- and two-year-olds, “preschool” as three- and four-year-olds, and “school-aged” as five and up, and L will be three in just a few short weeks!   I have had […]

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