The Giveaway is now closed, but Alison’s Montessori has limited time offers and clearance sales as well as great prices every day! Please check the bottom of the post right under the Rafflecopter form for the announcement of the 3 winners!
It’ll be Christmas season soon, and I’m excited to give you the chance to win a Montessori land and water form cabinet from Alison’s Montessori for your home or school! I always loved to teach about land and water forms, and it’s definitely easiest when you have a material ready-made. Alison’s Montessori is sponsoring this giveaway – with a lucky winner from the U.S. or Canada! (UPDATE – Now THREE very lucky winners!)
Recommended age 3-6
Here’s a description of the land and water form cabinet from the Alison’s Montessori online catalog:
“A concrete lesson in physical geography, our beautiful wooden Land and water form cabinet provides children with an understanding of the various type of land formations found on earth. Each pull out tray contains a removable puzzle-like representation with a printed definition on the inside of the tray. The cabinet measures approximately 15 1/2 ” tall, 10 ” wide and 7 ” deep. Includes representations of a strait, isthmus, archipelago, systems of lakes, peninsula, gulf, island, lake and cape.”
UPDATE 11/17: A Second Prize has been added – Alison’s Montessori Premium Leaf Cabinet Worth $200)!!! There’s also a new additional entry option – to follow the new @AlisonsMontesso Twitter account (added to the Rafflecopter form)!
“A mahogany finish cabinet with 3 drawers containing 14 leaf shaped insets in green and red.”
It doesn’t matter if you have Montessori training or not. I have lots of resources for activities to use with the leaf cabinet in my post Montessori-Inspired Autumn Leaf Unit.
UPDATE: 11/20: A THIRD Prize has been added – Alison’s Geometric Cabinet Worth $180)!!!
Here’s the description of the geometric cabinet from Alison’s Montessori online catalog:
“Make this wooden Geometric Cabinet the showcase of your classroom. This beautiful hardwood cabinet, with six drawers, includes 35 wooden frame and 35 wooden insets with large wooden knobs.The trays are designed for children to easily take the drawers out of the cabinet and put them back in easily.The brown frames are attractive to the light blue inset.
This cabinet is made in Thailand of very durable rubber wood.”
Be sure to check out Alison’s Montessori! There’s a Featured Monthly Deals Page along with with an online catalog of traditional materials, Montessori albums, limited time offers, clearance sale items, and new arrivals. There’s a 10% off code available for anyone who “likes” Alison’s Montessori on Facebook (one of the extra giveaway entries)!
Now for the Giveaway:
What You Will Win: As it was before the updates, the first name drawn will win the Land and Water Form Cabinet from Alison’s Montessori (ARV $100)! Now, the second name drawn will win the Premium Leaf Cabinet (ARV $200)! And the third name drawn will win the Geometric Cabinet (ARV $180)!
Who is Eligible:
This giveaway is open to anyone 18 and older in the U.S. and Canada. Alison’s Montessori will pay for any shipping and duties. The first entry is mandatory. There are lots of optional entries. You have many chances to win! (Note: For the extra entries, you may count ways of following that you already do. For example, if you previously “liked” Living Montessori Now on Facebook, you may still count that for your “like” Living Montessori Now on Facebook entry!)
It’s easy to enter giveaways with Rafflecopter! Just follow the directions to enter. You must complete the Mandatory Entry to qualify for any additional entries. The giveaway closes 10:01pm MST on Tuesday, November 29. Best of luck!
Here’s a 45-second video with quick directions for entering through Rafflecopter:
It’s Wednesday morning, November 30. I enjoyed reading your comments and really appreciated the 2,920 entries! 3 winners have been selected using Random.org through Rafflecopter!
Each winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email, or a new winner will be chosen.
Here are the three winners and their mandatory entries (why they wanted to win)! All three had multiple entries.
Fidiya – Land and Water Form Cabinet
Mandatory Entry Submitted on Monday, November 28, 2011 3:45 PM
“I have a 4yo, a 3yo, and another baby coming. I have been collecting montessori materials over the years in preparation to homeschool my kids, but haven’t got any of the cabinets offered as prizes so I WOULD LOVE to have one!”
Michelle from ThePanamaMama.com – Leaf Cabinet
Mandatory Entry Submitted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 7:08 AM
“Awesome! Would love this to teach my kiddos.”
Jenny from OurMontessoriHome.wordpress.com – Geometric Cabinet
Mandatory Entry Submitted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 5:39 PM
(First entered when the land and water form cabinet was the only prize) “I haven’t been able to buy the land and water form materials because it hasn’t fit in my budget. My children just make them while playing in dirt outside, but I would love to actually have this material!”
CONGRATULATIONS, Fidiya, Michelle, and Jenny!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH to Alison’s Montessori for sponsoring such an amazing giveaway – and thank you to everyone who entered!