Montessori Monday

If you’re a Montessori teacher, preschool teacher, or homeschooler looking for free and inexpensive Montessori materials for your classroom, I have lots of amazing resources for you. In case you might have missed one or more, I’m sharing some of the main posts here. Not all of the materials

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Name recognition is an important skill for preschoolers. Fortunately, there are lots of fun and unintimidating ways to reinforce the concept. Today, I want to share some circle-time name activities for getting acquainted and Montessori-inspired name recognition activities. Even if some of the activities aren’t designed as Montessori activities,

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I published a roundup post earlier this year with Montessori-inspired sewing activities. Today, I’m focusing on Montessori-inspired knitting activities. Sewing and knitting are both wonderful practical life activities for advanced preschoolers as well as older children. They help develop concentration and independence as well as fine-motor coordination. Here are

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Mystery bags are typically popular sensorial materials in Montessori schools and homeschools. They’re often used with geometric solids, but I love that they can be used for many different activities. They’re a great way to add interest to many sensorial activities. Today, I’m sharing a number of ideas for

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Argentina is the final country you’ll study with a 1-year Little Passports World Edition Subscription. Today, I’m going to share some Montessori-inspired activities that work well with the Little Passports Argentina package. Disclosure: I’m an affiliate for Little Passports and, as an ambassador, I received a year’s subscription to

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I’ve had fun finding new ways to introduce music appreciation to young children. Today, I’m sharing Montessori-inspired activities that work well for a study of composer George Frideric Handel. I have a Montessori-inspired music appreciation series with activities to go with the wonderful Maestro Classics albums. I love Maestro

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My children enjoyed studying rocks and minerals at various times during our homeschooling. Today, I’m sharing a roundup of Montessori-inspired activities and materials for a rocks and minerals unit study. You’ll find preschool through elementary level activities in this post. The hands-on activities are a great way to introduce

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April 28 is International Astronomy Day. There are many other astronomy-related calendar observances throughout the year, though. Any time is a good time for an astronomy unit study. Today, I want to share my Montessori-inspired astronomy unit studies. Montessori-Inspired Astronomy Units Astronaut Unit (featuring ABC Letter Box) Montessori-Inspired Astronomy

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I love printables because they make creating attractive-looking activities easy. Just looking at the printables often gives me ideas of activities I can prepare. If you teach in a Montessori-inspired homeschool, preschool, or co-op, there are many places to find printables, including free printables. Whether you’re a Montessori purist

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I had fun putting together a practical life and sensorial activity for Easter. It also includes a rainbow theme. I’m calling it an Easter egg rainbow. This activity could work especially well even before St. Patrick’s Day when Easter is in March or early April. Disclosure: This post contains

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