Montessori-Inspired Christmas Activities for Preschoolers — Gift Wrapping

A little over a month ago, L got to wrap the birthday present she picked out for N.  After about twenty minutes of watching her struggle and then seeing the finished product, I knew this gift wrapping work was definitely something I wanted to put together before it came time for her to wrap another […]

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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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Why We Won’t Be Sitting on Santa’s Lap This Year

Well, “bah humbug.”  Right?  You thought it.  I might have thought it recently too.  This is our 4th year of Christmases with kids, and every other year we took them to sit on Santa’s lap.  But not this year. Were you paying attention a few weeks ago when #metoo took social media by storm?  I […]

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