Teaching Consonant Blends with the Montessori Blue Series

Last month I shared how we began reading with the Montessori Pink Series, so here’s the next step in our Montessori reading and writing journey:  the Montessori Blue Series! While the Pink Series focuses on 3 letter consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words with a short vowel, the Blue Series begins to introduce consonant blends while retaining that […]

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Montessori-Inspired Rhyming Cards for Toddlers & Preschoolers [Free Printable!]

N has been walking around the house saying two words followed by, “Hey!  ____ and ____ rhyme!!!” She has the biggest grin on her face while she does it. Montessori sound games usually begin with “I spy” using objects to sound out beginning sounds, but N is clearly more interested in ending sounds that are […]

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Please Stop Talking to My Child — The Importance of Silence

Now before you start dismissing me as a crabby old lady, let’s think about something. How many times during the day do you get interrupted?  When you’re trying to make a list, or clean something, or do your work, or even just think a thought to yourself for one blessed minute — how often does […]

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Montessori Math Printables Review

I have spent the past week reviewing and testing out the Montessori math printables from Every Star is Different, and I am so excited to share how we are using them in our homeschool preschool! These are the Montessori math printable bundles we have tested: Montessori Math Bead Bar Bundle Montessori Addition and Subtraction Bundle Montessori […]

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10+ Montessori-Inspired Spring Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Changing holidays or 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.  Spring and Easter are right around the corner, so let’s see how we can make some Montessori-Inspired Spring activities! The easiest way to make your shelves seasonally-themed […]

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