Montessori Continent Studies: Africa — Our Favorite Activities

Ok, so we have studied continents all together, North America, Asia, Europe, Australia, and now we are on to Africa! For each continent, we have a Montessori continent box full of small cultural objects, money, photos, and pamphlets from the continent.  When we were beginning this unit, I asked my Instagram followers from all over the […]

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Montessori Continent Studies: Europe — Our Favorite Activities

Ok, so we have studied the continents all together, North America, Asia, and now Europe! For each continent, we have a Montessori continent box full of small cultural objects, money, photos, and pamphlets from the continent.  When we were beginning this unit, I asked my Instagram followers from all over the world if they would be […]

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30+ Montessori-Inspired Christmas Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Thanksgiving is over, so it’s OFFICIALLY CHRISTMAS TIME!!!  As L asks quite frequently, “Wait.  Is it Christmas TIME or Christmas DAY?”  It’s not quite Christmas “Day,” but for our family, Christmas “Time” lasts from the day after Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day.  Changing holidays or seasons provide an amazing opportunity to give your Montessori shelves […]

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Why We Won’t Be Sitting on Santa’s Lap This Year

Well, “bah humbug.”  Right?  You thought it.  I might have thought it recently too.  This is our 4th year of Christmases with kids, and every other year we took them to sit on Santa’s lap.  But not this year. Were you paying attention a few weeks ago when #metoo took social media by storm?  I […]

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