Montessori Sound Games — I Spy with Initial Sounds

One of the activities I recommend before getting all “academic” on your toddler or preschooler is to play I Spy with initial sounds.  I knew N was ready for this when she started dragging out the sounds of individual letters when she was speaking, although she actually was interested in ending sounds (and rhyming) before […]

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Montessori Human Body Study: The Respiratory System

We began our study of the human body on the outside and worked our way in — as most Montessori learning goes!  After learning all about The Outer Body, the skeletal system, the muscular system, and the nervous system, we continued our way down with the respiratory system. One material that we’ve been using throughout […]

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Building Blends, Phonograms, and Digraphs with the Montessori Green Series

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll remember reading about our reading journey beginning with the Montessori Pink Series and followed by the Montessori Blue Series!  There is one more series to learn once those are mastered, and it is known as the Montessori Green Series. While the Pink Series focuses on 3 […]

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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 Human Body Study: The Nervous System

We began our study of the human body on the outside and worked our way in — as most Montessori learning goes!  After learning all about The Outer Body, we moved on in to look at the Skeletal System and the Muscular System before starting at the top with the Nervous System. Our favorite activity […]

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