Montessori-Inspired Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers — Sorting by Size

If you follow along on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that N has a slight obsession with things that are “tiny.”  She frequently distinguishes objects as either “tiny” or “BIGGGGGG.”  When I saw this size sorting material as part of Max & Naoli’s Apple Unit Study, I knew it would be perfect for N’s current interests […]

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Montessori Math for Preschoolers — Bead Bar Number Ordering Puzzle

L has been super into the math section lately, so I have been really excited to be using Every Star is Different’s Montessori Math Bead Bar Printable Pack Bundle.  While there are specific ways to use many of the activities included in the bundle, this is one that I tweaked a bit for us.  I […]

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Montessori Math Activities for Preschoolers — Spindle Box

Once the Sandpaper Numbers 0-9 are mastered, it’s time to move on to some number to quantity work.  My favorite way to teach quantity (especially differences/increases in quantity) is the Montessori Spindle Box.  I bought this smaller (and more budget-friendly) spindle box, and it is perfect for our home environment. To present the spindle box, start with […]

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