I received my latest Little Passports package! Today, I’m sharing some Montessori-inspired activities about Japan! Disclosure: I’m an affiliate for Little Passports and, as an ambassador, I received a year’s subscription to the World Edition of Little Passports. Once a month, I’m sharing some Montessori-inspired activities featuring Little Passports.
I love Montessori geography activities for giving young children hands-on experiences in world geography. I also love Little Passports Global Adventure for adding extra interest to a study of the world. And I love Safari Ltd. replicas for their realistic detailing and for adding interest to themed learning activities.
I’m having fun as an Ambassador for award-winning Little Passports! I’m an affiliate for Little Passports and, as an ambassador, I received a year’s subscription to the World Edition of Little Passports. Once a month, I’m sharing some Montessori-inspired activities featuring Little Passports. Of course, all opinions are my
I’m excited to be an Ambassador for award-winning Little Passports, a Global Adventure! I’m an affiliate for Little Passports and, as an ambassador, I received a year’s subscription to the World Edition of Little Passports. I’ll be sharing some Montessori-inspired activities featuring Little Passports. Of course, all opinions are
It’s difficult for young children to understand their relationship to the larger world – and to the universe especially. Cosmic nesting cubes, map towers, and “Me on the Map” activities are great ways for them to gain a better understanding. While these aren’t all specific Montessori activities, they are
Montessori globes very clearly show land and water and then continents and oceans. It’s possible to make DIY Montessori globes, although you might decide to skip the sandpaper (land and water) globe for a homeschool and many schools. Most children can easily pick up the concept of land and
I LOVE Montessori land and water forms! But there are a few problems when it comes to acquiring them for homeschools and even many schools … they’re expensive, take up quite a bit of space, and aren’t the easiest materials to make. Fortunately, there are some very simple –
I’ve been writing about Thanksgiving activities a lot lately – but I want to focus today on one of the early geography activities that you’ll ideally introduce to your preschooler during the first semester of the school year. I already talked about land, air, and water in relation to
If you have the chance to visit the beach yet this summer, you can start your school year with a fun Montessori geography activity that requires very little preparation or expense. And if you can’t go to the beach, a sandbox will work well also. I have a previous
When your child is comfortable identifying continents on a world map, you can begin a study of an individual continent. Summer is a great time to travel, and it could be a time for you to start a Montessori-inspired trip around the world. You could choose to study each
Three weeks ago, my Activity of the Week was Montessori-inspired Earth Day Activities. Last week, I continued to focus on the earth with Continent Map Work. Even though the official Earth Day was April 22, that doesn’t mean Earth Day activities should stop. Ideally, of course, Earth Day is
Earth Day really should be every day. Earth Day activities work especially well with a study of the earth. It’s helpful for children to understand the earth and their place on it if they are going to help care for the earth. I already had a post with Montessori-Inspired
Maria Montessori believed in giving children experiences in nature. In Montessori education, Earth Day principles are a natural part of everyday learning. Still, Earth Day is commonly observed in many Montessori Schools as an extra way to show respect for the earth and to build community. Earth Day
Whether you’re teaching at home or school, you can add Montessori activities for a geography unit on land and water forms. Not only are there hands-on materials children can work with, but there’s even a Montessori-inspired treat for an end-of-unit celebration. In Montessori education, land and water forms typically
Montessori cultural activities typically include geography, history, general science, botany and zoology, music, and art. By following Montessori principles, you can add activities to a low shelf or shelves grouped together in the appropriate curriculum area. You don’t need to have the complete cultural curriculum or school-quality materials. For instance,