Another exciting month of the 12 Months of Montessori Learning! For our focus on fine arts, the kids and I decided to explore writing materials! … Read More...
I’m excited to share with you this VERY easy DIY shape craft as apart of the September addition of our 12 Months of Montessori Learning series!
Open ended play has seemed to be the play of choice around here! Today I’m excited to let the kids go with open exploration of food stamps with the 2015 Paintathon!
We travel. A LOT! And we bring our Montessori materials and concepts along with us. This edition of the 12 Months of Montessori Learning is going to focus on Montessori while traveling!
Homeschooling means learning for everyone in the home. I have another great course from Age of Montessori to share with you so your children don’t learn to be scared of math too!
Warm apple pie. Is there anything better? Homemade apple pie has been a part of my family for generations. I’m excited to pass that on to my kids with this easy apple pie with kids activity.
We LOVE to travel. Since the time Samuel was 8 weeks old we have been doing cross country trips, weekend trips, and day trips to visit family, friends, and fun. I have put together some of the best hacks for traveling with kids that I have learned over the last 4 years of being a Mommy to toddlers […]
Music has always been apart of my life. I started playing an instrument in a band when I was 12 years old and played through my high school years. Now I want to bring that same love to my children. Here are some of the best Montessori music resources I can find!
We are a hands on family! This new resource is the perfect way to help kids learn with play. Learn With Play is a brand new book I’m excited to co-author with over 90 other wonderful bloggers.
There you are. Happily folding the laundry. Then a scream. A large wail! “He hit me!” It’s your turn to teach your child one of the most important skills he will have in life.
Parenting is tough! Learning more about child development is a wonderful tool to have in your parenting toolbox. I have enjoyed my children so much after knowing more about their development, how to set up their environment, and the best ways to implement the Montessori method in our home.
There are tons of great gift ideas out there for Dads on Father’s Day, but the gift of time is what my husband asked for. These ideas are screen free too!
Summer time is here! Sidewalk chalk is a great way to get outside and enjoy the sun. Find several great ways to color your summer with these sidewalk chalk for kids ideas!
Time is one of the best things we can give to your children and our children can give to us. This Father’s Day, use these outdoor exploration ideas for dads and kids to spend more time together!
Spring weather has beckoned us to get outside and explore! Here are the best hands-on botany lessons.
Outside work is one of the most satisfying activities we do with our children. I am excited to review the Garden Tote & Tools from For Small Hands. This sturdy tote and child sized tools really complement our love for the outdoors.
I am excited to have an amazing Montessori vlogger friend of mine from Why Not Montessori to share a video tour of her son’s Montessori toddler bedroom. We transformed our home into a Montessori home almost 3 years ago and have loved every moment of it! Enjoy Sindy’s tour and subscribe to her channel when you get […]
One of my favorite aspects of the Montessori method is the freedom it gives children. Freedom to struggle and freedom to learn. Toddlers are not going to be perfect at everything the first time, but creating an environment for independent toddlers is a wonderful gift you can give your child.
I am excited to have my wonderful friend Alli from Scattered Squirrel to share one of her helpful printable to help you build a kid friendly schedule. Alli has so much great advice on her site and my home is so much more organized because of her advice. Enjoy her advice here and visit her site when […]
Samuel has been very interested in numbers. After talking with some of our followers on our Facebook group, I understand that many parents have children with the same beginning interests as Samuel. I looked up buying a peg board game, but the price seemed a little steep for the product. So as Mom’s on a budget do, I set out to […]
Our Classroom I have been excited to share with you our classroom space since we moved into our new home. Having a space for our children to learn and grow is awesome. We have moved around so much over the course of our children’s lives that our classroom has morphed often. At first it was […]
I am excited to be hosting a 5 part series at Trillium Montessori (linked to last post in series) on our Montessori homeschool setup in a small space. We have lived all over the country and creating new Montessori spaces for our children in all types of homes has been a fun adventure for me. I hope […]