Summer Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Ice Cube Play

  I don’t know where you live, but over here it is HOT HOT HOT!  Our house is very old and does not have central air, so we’re making do with window air conditioners and ice cubes over here. We all go a little stir crazy if we don’t get outside in the afternoon, so […]

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Activities to Begin Continent Studies for Toddlers and Preschoolers

When you are about to begin studying something as complex as THE WHOLE WORLD, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start and what to include.  I have partnered with Oriental Trading to share a few different activities for beginning continent studies for children from toddlers to preschoolers. My youngest daughter is not yet […]

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Montessori Continent Studies for Preschoolers — Continents 3-Part Cards

So we’ve done the Montessori continent globe, the continent map, and now it’s time for some 3-part cards! My general rule is that I only make my own printable cards if what I want doesn’t already exist for free — and I found these beautiful Montessori continents 3-part cards from The Helpful Garden, so we’re using […]

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20+ Montessori-Inspired Art Activities for Infants and Toddlers

“We should enrich his environment with means of expression and indirectly prepare his hand to carry out its functions in the best possible manner.”  ~ Maria Montessori Maria Montessori believed that art was a natural creation universal to the human species — each culture developed its own art as a means of expression.  Because art […]

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