Using a Blindfold to Heighten the Senses

Learning through sensory experiences is a huge part of the Montessori method — there’s even a section of the classroom called “Sensorial” that is completely devoted to noticing differences through the senses.  One of the most overlooked is the stereognostic sense [being able to identify an object only by touch, without the use of any […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Plants We Eat

After learning about plants in general, trees, leaves, and flowers, we began learning about plants we eat!  This part of the study was severely impacted by our move — we started in one house and ended in the second, and I would have loved to do a ton of things that I ended up skipping because […]

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DIY Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Molds

This fun activity from our dinosaur study actually originated by mistake!  I was trying to make fossil impressions using our dinosaur fossil figures to match with each figure once they had dried [which I ended up doing later HERE], but most of my first impressions didn’t make it.  I ended up with just three that […]

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Montessori Grammar Printable Materials

As a Montessori homeschooling family, our budget is tight and we try to only purchase materials that will give us several years’ worth of use — which is why I am loving these Montessori grammar printable materials!  Lila is very much in an emergent writing stage, and while it is exciting to watch that progress, […]

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