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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Summer Activities for Kids — Ice Cube Excavation

I’ve seen this idea on Pinterest for years, and I’m not sure why it took me so long to try it at home!  It’s been alternating between way too hot to go outside and thunderstorming over here, so I decided it was time to do this ice cube excavation activity to mix things up a […]

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Summer Crafts for Kids — Coffee Filter Butterflies

We have been all about the butterflies since our trip to the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls last weekend (HIGHLY RECOMMEND!).  I can’t remember what we were talking about, but something my husband said reminded me of this craft I know I made when I was a little girl… so I set it up for […]

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Summer Activities for Kids — Watercolor Ice Cube Paint

It has been SUPER hot this week, but our local pool doesn’t open until next weekend!  We have been spending lots of time outside lately, but we had already used up all of our “beat the heat” ideas for outside play — except for the giant inflatable pool, but I have a spider issue, so I […]

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