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We Dig Dinos :)

We are Digging Dinosaurs this month in our Toddler Homeschool Class! Come and take a look at what we have been doing!   As you can see, our toddler shelves are full of Dinosaurs! Little E can’t get enough of “dinosaur 🥚🥚” and honestly all things DiNoSaUrS. 😂 Because of his sensitive period for this […]

Plant Care Work

Do you have indoor plants in your home? Do your young children like to help water plants or do they spend time digging them up or playing in the soil more often than not? 😄 Children playing with the indoor plants can be frustrating but we have a solution! Show your children how to help […]

Object to Picture Matching

In Montessori classrooms and homeschool classes, 3 Part Cards and picture cards are used in a variety of ways to help teach vocabulary, word recognition and even pre-reading skills. These kinds of cards and the activities that go along with 3 Part Cards help to provide different ways for the child to internalize the information […]

When to Introduce Grace and Courtesy Lessons

In a Montessori Classroom or home, Grace and Courtesy lessons are continuous and vital building blocks that create a peaceful and cooperative environment. By giving brief grace and courtesy lessons each day, children become mindful of what they are doing in the classroom and at home as they move through their daily routines. Be an […]

Montessori Basics Principle #6 Part 1 – Montessori Peaceful and Positive Discipline

Montessori Basics Principle #6 Part 1 Montessori Peaceful and Positive Discipline Whenever we talk about discipline and the theory behind why and how we discipline, it takes some processing. Discipline is a big subject! It takes time to absorb our beliefs behind it and the possibility of new ideas surrounding it. During discipline workshops at […]

Rock Washing Work

Rock Washing Work Maria Montessori recognized and understood that children were eager to work, even when the work seems like a chore to adults. Their work is their play and while working, they are forming and developing foundations in organizational skills as well as intelligence. Washing and cleaning activities in the classroom or at home […]

Inspired Montessori Trays & Baskets Guide

Have you ever noticed that children love to be outside?  When my children were little, even before they were walking, they would pull themselves up to our back glass door and bang on it, saying over and over again, “outside, outside!”  Now my grandchildren do the same thing! It was and still is a happy place for all of our family.