Our Montessori Movement Shelf

Maria Montessori wrote a great deal about the important link between movement and learning, but I have always taken that to mean mostly fine motor movement and muscle memory with the use of academic materials.  Nora, my sweet littlest one, has challenged me yet again — because she is a MOVER.  A constantly moving/dancing/swaying/twirling whirlwind […]

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Montessori-Inspired Self-Care Printables

When I first learned that Renae of Every Star is Different was putting together a bunch of printables focusing on the Montessori practical life concept of “care of self,” I admit that I had no idea how she was going to do it.  That is a very hands-on part of the Montessori curriculum, and I […]

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Montessori Dinosaur Study: The Mesozoic Era

After taking a close look at dinosaur fossils and the clues they left us, we dove into the Mesozoic era with a study of dinosaurs by type and age. I made a timeline to scale to show the lengths of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous time periods, which you can download for free HERE.  On […]

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