20+ Montessori-Friendly Outdoor Activities for Summertime

“When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.” ~ Maria Montessori Our family does Montessori homeschool preschool year-round, without really taking a break for summertime.  However, when the weather is nice, we like to bring the classroom outside!  Here are over 20 Montessori-friendly activities for keeping cool and interacting with nature in […]

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Montessori-Inspired Math Activities for Preschoolers — Number to Quantity Scavenger Hunt

Incorporating movement in educational activities — especially on a large scale — is a great way to make activities extra fun while stimulating more parts of the brain.  One fun way to do this is to turn your typical Montessori-inspired work into a “scavenger hunt.”  You can see how I’ve done this before with colors […]

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Montessori Red Rods — Extensions

L has mastered the traditional presentation of the Montessori Red Rods, so I knew it was time to kick it up a notch.  I found some pictures of Red Rod extensions from Montessori Works Blog, so I printed them, laminated them, and made a small book for L to refer to when she is interested […]

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Fire Prevention Week Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Fire Prevention Week is October 9th-16th! We all know it’s important to be prepared for the worst, but how do you do that with very young children?  I’m joining ConsumerSafety.org to share some activities for toddlers and preschoolers that will help young children better understand and feel secure in dangerous situations such as a fire at […]

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