Montessori-Inspired Pumpkin Activities

I’ll admit it:  I have a tiny bit of a pumpkin obsession.  Not in a “basic” way (whatever that means…) — I’m actually not a fan of pumpkin spice anything.  But when it comes to using them in the classroom, I’m obsessed! Every year I find new ways to use pumpkins to teach, so I […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Leaves

After learning about plants in general, we actually began with a tree study — but since it’s the perfect season to learn about leaves and why they change color, I’ll share that part next! We began by looking at the different parts of a leaf using these 3-part cards.  As we usually do with this […]

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HALLOWBOO! at Idlewild — special discount!

Western PA peeps: Looking for a fun Halloween event this year? We’re pretty excited to be going to HALLOWBOO at Idlewild & SoakZone — and I have a special discount available for you! The HALLOWBOO event will be happening every weekend in October (plus the last weekend in September), and you can get $10 off […]

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Our Montessori Homeschool Preschool Room

Our Montessori Homeschool Preschool room is finally finished!  Actually, that’s not a true.  A good Montessori environment is never truly finished, because it should always be changing to follow the needs of the children it serves.  BUT, the bones of the room are finished and exactly what my 4.5-year-old and almost 3-year-old need right now. […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Plants

After we finished our Montessori Human Body Study, Lila decided she wanted to learn about plants.  Specifically, she wanted to learn about trees, leaves, flowers, and plants we eat — so that’s how I designed our botany study!  Our full botany study lasted almost 4 full months, so I’ll be sharing just a part of […]

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