Activities for Toddlers — Horizontal Ring Post

This work was actually not planned — it came about because we noticed the way both girls were playing with some random bits at the hardware store, so we decided to follow the child and put something together! While we were picking out nuts and bolts of varying sizes for the Nuts and Bolts Board, […]

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Fine Motor Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Pin Pushing

When I was a Montessori toddler teacher, I would sometimes visit the older classrooms to get ideas for new works for some of my more advanced toddlers.  This one was always in use and looked so inviting, so I was excited to create it for L this summer. I put a large push pin and a small […]

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Pumpkin Ring Post for Infants and Toddlers

All of the credit for this BRILLIANT pumpkin ring post for toddlers goes to my Instagram friend @momducator (find her here)!  Her little girl actually came up with it when presented with a basket full of loose parts, but I immediately saw how it could be used on a Montessori-inspired work tray. I got one of […]

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