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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Activities for Infants 6 to 12 Months

In the past couple of weeks, N has been perfecting her army crawl.  We first noticed her crawling when she was chasing a little red ball that kept rolling away from her.  It is by far the most motivating object for N, but I’m worried that once her teeth come in (if they ever do!) […]

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