Montessori Language: Command Strips

Lila loves reading, but sometimes she is intimidated by long sentences in books to the point that she’ll just quit.  I wanted to help her practice her reading skills in a fun manner, so I set up this command strips box for her! I cut strips of paper and wrote simple 1-3 word commands on […]

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Montessori Language: Labeling the Environment

Lila has been steadily chugging along through the green series, but I could see that she was tiring of always learning new material and really wanted a chance to practice reading more.  I put together this labeling the environment work, and she has been loving it! I walked around our homeschool preschool room and wrote […]

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Kids Night In Box Review & Coupon Code!

Our first Kids Night In last month was pretty fun, but this one was AMAZING!  The theme of this month’s box was Common Bonds, and it was all about kids from all over the world and what we have in common.  It just so happened to be the International Day of Peace when that box […]

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Montessori-Inspired Pumpkin Activities

I’ll admit it:  I have a tiny bit of a pumpkin obsession.  Not in a “basic” way (whatever that means…) — I’m actually not a fan of pumpkin spice anything.  But when it comes to using them in the classroom, I’m obsessed! Every year I find new ways to use pumpkins to teach, so I […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Leaves

After learning about plants in general, we actually began with a tree study — but since it’s the perfect season to learn about leaves and why they change color, I’ll share that part next! We began by looking at the different parts of a leaf using these 3-part cards.  As we usually do with this […]

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