Montessori Monday

I’ve been in love with the Maestro Classics collection for kids for a number of years now but was frustrated that it wasn’t around when my kids were growing up. I’m so excited that now I’m able to share the CDs with my almost-2-and-a-half-year-old granddaughter, Zoey! Today, I’m sharing Montessori-inspired

Read More...

Are you looking for some hands-on Earth Day activities? I’ve got some special Earth Day printables and activities for you! I’m excited today to share free recycling cutting strips! The cutting strips are an instant download and super easy to download and prepare. Montessori-Inspired Printables at Living Montessori Now My daughter, Christina (a former Montessori

Read More...

If you’ve studied Montessori sensitive periods, you know that children from ages 1½-4 have an extreme interest in small objects and details. You can use that interest to make teaching phonics easier at home or in the classroom. I’ve put together some spring phonics activities using  small objects that my

Read More...

Focusing on letter sounds with toddlers and preschoolers can be a daunting task for parents … or it can be quite easy. Today, I have a simple, easily rotated activity that you can use to teach letter sounds one at a time to toddlers and preschoolers. Simple, Easily Rotated Activity

Read More...

I love butterfly activities in the spring and summer! I’m excited to share a second cutting strips printable … free Montessori-inspired butterfly cutting strips! The cutting strips are an instant download and super easy to download and prepare! Montessori-Inspired Printables at Living Montessori Now My daughter, Christina (a former Montessori child), and I are partnering to bring

Read More...

One of my favorite spring songs for toddlers and preschoolers is “5 Green and Speckled Frogs.” My 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, loves singing, so I wanted to have some special props on Montessori-inspired trays available for her. I love the idea of working with hands-on materials with the “5 Green and Speckled Frogs” song. I’ve put

Read More...

I’m so excited to publish my first post that features a Living Montessori Now subscriber freebie! Frogs are a popular theme in the spring, and Leap Year is a perfect time to focus on frogs even before spring arrives! Here, I’m sharing the links to lots of free frog printables for

Read More...

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, loves scissor cutting activities. Like all 2 year olds, she’s working on the fine-motor skills and technique needed for cutting. So I put together some inexpensive and super-simple cutting activities using strings of beads. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Read More...

I’ve been wanting to do a literature-based  art project with my 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey. But it requires the use of two very popular Montessori activities, which needed to be introduced. The first practical life activity was eggshell crushing. Today’s activity, pin poking, is also a favorite activity of many children in Montessori

Read More...

Montessori By Mom has done it again! The Earth Exploration Toolbox is designed for ages 3-6, but it’s perfect for homeschoolers needing activities for multiple ages (or for parents wanting activities that can grow with a child). I wanted to use the toolbox with my 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, and I was able

Read More...

Teaching toddlers about seasons is tricky in general. If you live in a warm climate, it’s even trickier – especially when you’re teaching  toddlers about winter. Still, the Montessori 3-period lesson can give your toddler one of the best introductions to the winter season. We’ve been introducing my 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, to winter concepts for

Read More...

Wow! I can’t believe I’ve been publishing posts at PreK + K Sharing on the 15th of each month since December 15, 2011! How time flies when you’re having fun. 🙂 I share free printables for a unit study or seasonal or holiday theme along with Montessori-inspired activities I create using

Read More...

I’ve been looking for a simple-to-prepare calendar activity that would work for my 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, and continue to work well throughout her preschool years. I finally decided on an activity that should be simple to prepare each month as well as adaptable for a number of ages. Disclosure: This

Read More...

I’ve always looked with longing at blog posts with Christmas baskets filled with 24 gift-wrapped Christmas books all ready for a Christmas countdown. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE books and reading aloud and Christmas traditions. We had a nice selection of Christmas books that we read together every Christmas season

Read More...

If you’re a Montessori homeschooler, you want to make the best use of your beautiful Montessori materials. If you own Spielgaben as well, you’ll be able to easily prepare some lovely Montessori sensorial extensions that give your preschooler extra learning opportunities. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf

Read More...

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey, and I thought we had our tree decorating taken care of with the big tree and our Montessori Christmas tree decorating activity. Then I found a miniature wooden Christmas tree that we both fell in love with. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no

Read More...

I have fun researching and shopping for toys for toddlers … especially now that I have a toddler to shop for. Taking care of my 24-month-old granddaughter, Zoey, a few afternoons a week gives me plenty of opportunities to observe her choice in toys. And many of Zoey’s favorites are similar to the Montessori-friendly childhood favorites of

Read More...

I’ve been asked to show what’s on the Montessori shelves I have for my 2-year-old granddaughter, Zoey. Like most Montessori homes, mine is always a work in progress. My shelves change according to my granddaughter’s needs and interests, which include a fascinating variety of topics. So the shelves I’m showing you

Read More...

Would you like some ideas for preschool fall activities that are easy to prepare, focus on the fall season, and work on a variety of skills? It was simple to prepare some Montessori-inspired fall learning activities using Spielgaben educational toys and free printables. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf

Read More...

249 queries in 1.565 seconds.