Montessori Language: Command Strips

Lila loves reading, but sometimes she is intimidated by long sentences in books to the point that she’ll just quit.  I wanted to help her practice her reading skills in a fun manner, so I set up this command strips box for her! I cut strips of paper and wrote simple 1-3 word commands on […]

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Montessori Language: Labeling the Environment

Lila has been steadily chugging along through the green series, but I could see that she was tiring of always learning new material and really wanted a chance to practice reading more.  I put together this labeling the environment work, and she has been loving it! I walked around our homeschool preschool room and wrote […]

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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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Back-to-School Printables from Every Star is Different

We are all settled in to our new homeschool preschool room, and super excited to jump right back into our normal preschool routine!  We have spent the past week reviewing and testing out the new printables from Every Star is Different, and I am excited to be sharing these amazing printables with you! If you […]

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Montessori Sound Games — I Spy with Initial Sounds

One of the activities I recommend before getting all “academic” on your toddler or preschooler is to play I Spy with initial sounds.  I knew N was ready for this when she started dragging out the sounds of individual letters when she was speaking, although she actually was interested in ending sounds (and rhyming) before […]

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