Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Trees

After learning about plants in general, we began diving into a more in-depth botany study with a tree study! We began by taking out our Types of Plants sorting cards by I Believe in Montessori and paying special attention to the trees and their characteristics. We learned about the parts of a tree using these […]

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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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30+ Montessori-Inspired Valentine’s Day 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.  Valentine’s Day is a fun theme to use! The easiest way to make your shelves seasonally-themed is to switch out the colors of your materials and add […]

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DIY Montessori-Inspired Activities for Preschoolers — The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

One of our favorite things to do outside is to point out butterflies!  L has been interested in them ever since we visited the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls last summer, so I knew this was something we should begin to study more formally once we started homeschool preschool.  I ordered a butterfly kit so we […]

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