Montessori Continent Studies: Europe — Our Favorite Activities

Ok, so we have studied the continents all together, North America, Asia, and now Europe! For each continent, we have a Montessori continent box full of small cultural objects, money, photos, and pamphlets from the continent.  When we were beginning this unit, I asked my Instagram followers from all over the world if they would be […]

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30+ Montessori-Inspired Christmas Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thanksgiving is over, so it’s OFFICIALLY CHRISTMAS TIME!!!  As L asks quite frequently, “Wait.  Is it Christmas TIME or Christmas DAY?”  It’s not quite Christmas “Day,” but for our family, Christmas “Time” lasts from the day after Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day.  Changing holidays or seasons provide an amazing opportunity to give your Montessori shelves […]

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Montessori Language for Preschoolers — Using the Movable Alphabet with the Pink Series Cards

L has been devouring beginning sounds using the Sandpaper Letters, but even before she had learned all of them, she was showing a TON of interest in sounding out whole words.  So I decided to follow the child and bring out our movable alphabet and pink series cards before she knew every single letter. What […]

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3 Ways to Use Puzzles in a Sensory Bin

Wooden puzzles seem to be things we collect but then quickly lose interest in.  When Green Piñata Toys sent us a farm puzzle as part of our monthly toy subscription box, I knew N would love it for a few weeks and then be ready to exchange it for something else.  At 3.5 years old, […]

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