Activities – Language

My 21-month-old granddaughter, Zoey, has loved the DIY books I’ve made using the Montessori Print Shop toddler bundle. She’s also loved the work we’ve done with beginning letter sounds and small objects. Today, I’m sharing our latest phonics activities using a DIY alphabet book and letter sounds with objects. Zoey

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Magnifying glass activities are typically high-interest activities for young children. I love them as a way to reinforce phonics skills. Today, I’m sharing some free magnifying glass phonics printables and activities that can add extra fun to learning phonics skills. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost

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My daughter, granddaughter, and I have had fun recently creating videos that show how you can introduce the beginning sounds of words and objects to toddlers and preschoolers. Today, I’m sharing our latest video about how to introduce words that start with phonograms. This post focuses especially on helping your

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This post is about a variation of a traditional Montessori phonics activity. It uses Montessori sandpaper letters but is more about small objects, vocabulary, and hearing the beginning sound of each object. Because it isn’t actually about the sandpaper letters, it’s appropriate to introduce to toddlers as well as to

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Working with real objects is an important way to encourage vocabulary and sensory experiences for toddlers. My 18-month-old granddaughter had a lot of fun with a special vocabulary and sensory experience using real fruit and Montessori toddler fruit cards. Along with real fruit, this activity uses the Montessori Print Shop

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Parents often wonder how to teach letters and phonics to their children. It’s easy for you to teach letter sounds at home. You just need to know a few simple techniques based on Montessori principles. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you). Letter Sound Games

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My granddaughter loves both animals and Montessori-inspired vocabulary activities. So I prepared another language activity … this time with animals and silhouettes. Disclosure: I was given a copy of the Montessori Print Shop toddler bundle. This post also contains affiliate links. To prepare this activity, I used the Montessori

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I love the simplicity of the Montessori 3-period lesson for teaching vocabulary and concepts. I’ve been using the 3-period to teach vocabulary to my 15-month old granddaughter, Zoey. I also showed my daughter, Christina, how to use the 3-period lesson. Today, I’m sharing a video I directed of Christina

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It’s the 15th of the month, and I have a new post at PreK + K Sharing. Today, I have some St. Patrick’s Day phonics activities using free St. Patrick’s Day printables! Here, I’m sharing the links to lots of free St. Patrick’s Day printables for preschoolers through 1st

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The Montessori grammar curriculum is truly amazing … a perfect hands-on way for children to understand grammar. Today, I’m sharing a number of traditional Montessori grammar activities and resources as well as some Montessori-inspired grammar activities. There are grammar activities for both 3-6 year olds and elementary-level students. Since

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