How can toddlers understand seasons? Well, they can’t, really. But with the Montessori 3-period lesson, you can give your toddler a good introduction to the seasons (or any concept).
We’ve been introducing my 22-month-old granddaughter, Zoey, to fall concepts. That’s a bit tricky, since we live in San Diego. Where we have fall themes available in real life, we let Zoey have hands-on experiences with them. Some fall themes are introduced or reinforced through pictures. Here’s how we used the 3-period lesson to introduce fall pictures to Zoey.
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We started with a DIY fall book using the Montessori Print Shop autumn season cards from the Toddler Bundle. Zoey LOVES these DIY books, as you’ll see in the video below. Even though a book isn’t necessarily part of the Montessori 3-period lesson, it gave us an extra way to use the 1st period.
Teaching Toddlers about Fall with the Montessori 3-Period Lesson – Video
In the video, my daughter, Christina, is introducing fall concepts to Zoey (Christina’s niece). I LOVE Zoey’s responses! 🙂
- Montessori Print Shop Autumn Season Cards
- Montessori Print Shop Toddler Bundle
- Binder Rings (one way to attach book pages)
- Montessori Services Basket
- Montessori Services Rug
- Scotch Laminator
- Laminating Pouches
Using the Montessori 3-Period Lesson to Teach Vocabulary to a Toddler
How to Teach Concepts and Vocabulary to Your Preschooler Using the 3-Period Lesson
Fall Sensory Bin with Practical Life and Math Activities (with DIY sensory table)
Montessori-Inspired Fall Activities (LOTS of fall themes and activities)
Fall in Real Life Continued
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What a great lesson. Thanks for linking up at the Thoughtful Spot Blog Hop this week!