Montessori Transfer Work Fillers (That Won’t Break the Bank)

A huge part of the Montessori Practical Life section [especially for toddlers] consists of different types of “transfer works.”  This is as simple as it sounds — work that is focused on transferring objects from one container to another.  The point of these works is to help develop fine motor skills, hand control, and self-care […]

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Montessori-Inspired Activities for Toddlers — Egg Carton Filling

I’ve had a set of wooden eggs in my work closet FOREVER, and I’ve used them for some other practical life works like this one.  I noticed when we were dyeing Easter eggs that N enjoyed picking up the hardboiled eggs and putting them back in the carton, so I decided to make a more […]

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Summer Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Ice Cube Play

  I don’t know where you live, but over here it is HOT HOT HOT!  Our house is very old and does not have central air, so we’re making do with window air conditioners and ice cubes over here. We all go a little stir crazy if we don’t get outside in the afternoon, so […]

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