Food Prep Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Orange Juicing

I found the most adorable little ceramic juicer at Target one day, and I knew it would be PERFECT for L’s little hands.  You can find one like it here. I put the juicer, half an orange, and a small glass like this one on a small tray.  I showed L how to squeeze and twist […]

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Food Prep Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Cheese Grating

Food prep activities are always a huge hit both in the classroom and at home.  What kid doesn’t love the chance to eat an extra snack — especially one she gets to make all by herself?  I bought this grater a while ago for some DIY Chalk Paint, so I repurposed it for this cheese […]

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MOMtessori Life on WTNH Back to School segment

Hello friends!  If you are following me on Facebook, you may have already seen this video of my Back to School segment on WTNH’s Good Morning Connecticut!  If you haven’t, here’s the segment outlining a few DIY Montessori-inspired activities you can do at home to help prepare your children for beginning school or going back […]

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Food Prep for Toddlers — Peanut Butter Spreading

L loves to eat!  Sometimes I’m busy feeding the baby so I can’t get her a snack right away — having a food prep work available means L can get herself a snack whenever she’s hungry.  This one is always a favorite in the classroom.  At school, I used to use cream cheese due to […]

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