Montessori-Inspired Rhyming Cards for Toddlers & Preschoolers [Free Printable!]

N has been walking around the house saying two words followed by, “Hey!  ____ and ____ rhyme!!!” She has the biggest grin on her face while she does it. Montessori sound games usually begin with “I spy” using objects to sound out beginning sounds, but N is clearly more interested in ending sounds that are […]

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Please Stop Talking to My Child — The Importance of Silence

Now before you start dismissing me as a crabby old lady, let’s think about something. How many times during the day do you get interrupted?  When you’re trying to make a list, or clean something, or do your work, or even just think a thought to yourself for one blessed minute — how often does […]

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Montessori Human Body Study: The Outer Body

We began our study of the human body on the outside and worked our way in — as most Montessori learning goes!  Here is how we spent the first week of our human body study:  studying the outer body. I have a preschooler to teach as well as a toddler.  As with any multi-aged classroom, […]

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10+ Montessori-Inspired Spring Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Changing holidays or seasons provide an amazing opportunity to give your Montessori shelves a face lift with some easy switches to make your activities more cohesive and seasonally-themed.  Spring and Easter are right around the corner, so let’s see how we can make some Montessori-Inspired Spring activities! The easiest way to make your shelves seasonally-themed […]

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Our Montessori Homeschool Circle Time Routine

I get a lot of questions over on Instagram about how we do our Circle Time each morning, so I finally took some videos and photos to share a sample Circle Time in our Montessori homeschool preschool! Circle Time is the way we begin our homeschool mornings because it gets us all together at the […]

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