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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Montessori Math for Preschoolers — Colored Bead Stair with Bead Bar Cards

You saw last week how excited I was about the Montessori Math Bead Bar Printable Pack Bundle, so just imagine my joy when my colored bead stair arrived on the same day that I finished printing and laminating our set!  These two materials work absolutely beautifully together, so I was so excited to put them together […]

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20 Montessori-Inspired Activities for Fall for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Fall is almost here!  Changing seasons provide an amazing opportunity to give your Montessori shelves a face lift with some easy switches to make your activities more cohesive and seasonally-themed.  Fall is one of my favorites because one of the key elements of a themed shelf is so abundant in fall:  COLOR! The easiest way […]

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