Montessori-Inspired Art: Bleeding Tissue Paper

We are getting fancy with our art trays this year!  This is actually something I learned about from one of our Kids Night In boxes, and I knew it would make the perfect work for our art shelves. I cut up some bleeding tissue paper (this will NOT work with regular tissue paper) and put […]

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Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

We dove into our new Dinosaur study in September and will be learning everything we can about the Mesozoic Era through mid-January!  I will eventually be sharing our entire study on here [of course!], but first I need to finish sharing our botany study.  So I’ll just share this fun work the girls and I […]

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Montessori-Inspired Pumpkin Activities

I’ll admit it:  I have a tiny bit of a pumpkin obsession.  Not in a “basic” way (whatever that means…) — I’m actually not a fan of pumpkin spice anything.  But when it comes to using them in the classroom, I’m obsessed! Every year I find new ways to use pumpkins to teach, so I […]

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Montessori Botany Study: Learning About Leaves

After learning about plants in general, we actually began with a tree study — but since it’s the perfect season to learn about leaves and why they change color, I’ll share that part next! We began by looking at the different parts of a leaf using these 3-part cards.  As we usually do with this […]

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