February is American Heart Month and a great time for a unit study of the human heart and circulatory system! You could just put out a few heart activities in honor of the month, or your heart unit could be part of a thorough study of anatomy.
Here are some great Montessori-inspired resources for a heart and circulatory system unit:
Montessori-Inspired Heart and Circulatory System Resources
Parts of the Human Heart Cards for ages 3-6 (available for purchase) from Montessori Helper.
Human Body Unit: Heart and Circulatory System Activities(Photo at the top of this post) from The Homeschool Den
Human Body Week 1 (Circulatory System) from Discovery Days and Montessori Moments
Life Science Lab from Barefoot in Suburbia
Free Circulatory System and Heart Control Charts from Montessori Materials
The Human Cardiovascular System – Links for Montessori Unit Study (K-12 unit) from American Montessori Consulting
Interactive Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology Links from American Montessori Consulting
Human Body Unit Study Pinterest Board
I have a Human Body Unit Study Pinterest board with a number of resources of all types and for many different levels. I’ll be adding to it as I come across new anatomy resources.
Have you and your child done activities related to the human heart and circulatory system?
(Note: For lots of Montessori-inspired activities related to Valentine hearts, check out last week’s Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Valentine’s Day Activities.)
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