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 for Preschoolers — Continents 3-Part Cards

So we’ve done the Montessori continent globe, the continent map, and now it’s time for some 3-part cards! My general rule is that I only make my own printable cards if what I want doesn’t already exist for free — and I found these beautiful Montessori continents 3-part cards from The Helpful Garden, so we’re using […]

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Montessori Continent Studies for Preschoolers — DIY Montessori Continent Felt Map

Once your child has mastered the Montessori continent globe, it’s time to introduce the continents as a map.  You can buy a wooden one, or you can make your own for far less money out of felt.  While I ultimately concluded that it may not have been worth it to make my own globe, this project […]

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Montessori Continent Studies for Preschoolers — DIY Montessori Continent Globe

Ok, so we studied the Solar System, the planets, and are now focusing on Earth.  Montessori classrooms have a very specific way of introducing the continents, so I wanted to replicate that in our classroom.  Montessori continent globes are rather expensive, so I knew I wanted to make my own.  Was it worth it?  That’s […]

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Montessori-Inspired Geography Activities for Preschoolers — Teaching Land and Water Forms

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you know that we’ve been working on a Montessori continent study for the past several months.  It just seemed like a natural fit after we finished our solar system study — Montessori starts with the biggest concepts and works its way down to the smaller aspects, so we […]

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