Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

We dove into our new Dinosaur study in September and will be learning everything we can about the Mesozoic Era through mid-January!  I will eventually be sharing our entire study on here [of course!], but first I need to finish sharing our botany study.  So I’ll just share this fun work the girls and I […]

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Montessori Home Tour Video

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you’ll know that we’ve spent the past few months packing up our old home and moving into a new one!  While it was extremely stressful at the time, it was also so much fun to plan a new Montessori home set-up that would work for our two daughters, […]

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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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